Accession Number : ADP006983

Title :   Non-linear Excited State Absorption in Er3(+) Doped Fibre with High-power 980nm Pumping,

Corporate Author : SYDNEY UNIV (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Sceats, M. G. ; Krug, P. A. ; Atkins, G. R. ; Guy, S. C. ; Poole, S. B.

Report Date : 22 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : We report the measurement of non-linear excited state absorption (ESA) in Er 3+ doped fibres pumped at 980nm. The implications for high-power high-gain amplifiers are discussed.

Descriptors :   *AMPLIFIERS, ABSORPTION, HIGH GAIN, HIGH POWER, MEASUREMENT, OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, DIODES, PUMPING.

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE