High-power erbium cascade fibre laser

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A 4.6 W erbium-doped fluoride fibre laser that operates simultaneously at 2.83 and 1.61m is demonstrated. By allowing the 1.5m transition to reach threshold, bottlenecking is prevented by radiative decay; a process that will allow further power scaling of the transitions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)830-832
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


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