Accession Number : ADA330759

Title :   All Fiber-Based Optical Transmitters and Switching Technologies

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 95-30 Sep 97

Corporate Author : CONNECTICUT UNIV STORR OFFICE OF GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Personal Author(s) : Cheo, Peter K.

PDF Url : ADA330759

Report Date : 30 SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This report describes a two-year research effort directed toward the understanding of very robust fiber lasers utilizing Yb:Er co-doped fiber for the gain medium. We have achieved stable CW output utilizing in-fiber Bragg grating technology. Of the greatest importance is the effectiveness of Yb:Er co-doped fibers for the purpose of suppressing ion-pair induced Q-switching and for the enhancement of pumping in high gain fibers.

Descriptors :   *OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS, *FIBER OPTICS TRANSMISSION LINES, Q SWITCHING, ERBIUM, BRAGG SCATTERING, YTTERBIUM.

Subject Categories : Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE