Efficient upconversion laser action in Tm3+ and Pr3+-doped ZBLAN fibers

P. R. Barber*, H. M. Pask, C. J. Mackechnie, D. C. Hanna, A. C. Tropper, R. D T Lauder, S. T. Davey, D. Szebesta

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Abstract

The paper shows that the pump wavelengths required for upconversion in both Tm3+ and Pr3+ ZBLAN fiber, from which significant powers at 480, 493, 520 and 635 nm can be achieved, can be efficiently obtained from Yb3+-doped silica laser.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO '94
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest
EditorsA. Smirl, J. Bowers, D. Miller
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-1
Number of pages1
Volume8
ISBN (Print)0780319710
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - Anaheim, CA, USA
Duration: 8 May 199413 May 1994

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OtherProceedings of the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
CityAnaheim, CA, USA
Period8/05/9413/05/94

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    Barber, P. R., Pask, H. M., Mackechnie, C. J., Hanna, D. C., Tropper, A. C., Lauder, R. D. T., ... Szebesta, D. (1994). Efficient upconversion laser action in Tm3+ and Pr3+-doped ZBLAN fibers. In A. Smirl, J. Bowers, & D. Miller (Eds.), Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO '94: OSA Technical Digest (Vol. 8, pp. 1-1). [CMK6] Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA).