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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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)
Number of pages1
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


OtherProceedings of the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
CityAnaheim, CA, USA


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