Extruded fluoride fiber for 2.3μm laser application

H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, D. G. Lancaster, K. Kuan, R. C. Moore, S. Sarker, T. M. Monro

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Abstract

We report on a new and versatile technique to fabricate step-index fluoride fibers for laser applications. The fibers made were doped with Tm 3+ to explore suitability for lasing at 2.3μm. The large mode area fibers with 30μm core diameter exhibit an NA of ∼0.04. The propagation loss of the fibers was evaluated in terms of fiber drawing conditions and quality of the interface between core and cladding region in the fibers. Pumping at 790nm, the fluorescence of Tm 3+ at 2.3μm is stronger than that at 2.0μm, demonstrating potential of the fiber as a 2.3μm laser.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 Int. Quantum Electr. Conf., IQEC 2011 Conf Lasers Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating Australasian Conf. on Optics, Lasers Spectrosc. Australian Conf. Optical Fibre Technol.- Conf
Pages621-623
Number of pages3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Duration: 28 Aug 20111 Sep 2011

Other

Other2011 International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2011 and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011
CountryAustralia
CitySydney, NSW
Period28/08/111/09/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ebendorff-Heidepriem, H., Lancaster, D. G., Kuan, K., Moore, R. C., Sarker, S., & Monro, T. M. (2011). Extruded fluoride fiber for 2.3μm laser application. In 2011 Int. Quantum Electr. Conf., IQEC 2011 Conf Lasers Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating Australasian Conf. on Optics, Lasers Spectrosc. Australian Conf. Optical Fibre Technol.- Conf (pp. 621-623). [6194000] https://doi.org/10.1109/IQEC-CLEO.2011.6194000