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High-power Er3+/Yb3+ fibre laser pumped by a 962nm diode-array
J.D.Minelly , W.L.Barnes, P.R.Morkel, J.E.Townsend, S.G.Grubb* and D.N.Payne
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
* Amoco Technology Company, Naperville, IL 60566, USA.
A high power (96mW) Er3+/Yb3+ fibre laser pumped with a 962nm diode array is reported. The device operated at 1.536μm, had a threshold of 130mW and a slope efficiency with respect to launched power of 17%.
Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics (CLEO '92) Anaheim CA May (1992) pp.33-34
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