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Title: High-temperature-resistant distributed Bragg reflector fiber laser written in Er/Yb co-doped fiber
Authors: Guan, Bai-ou
Zhang, Yang
Wang, Hong-Jun
Chen, Da
Tam, Hwa-yaw
Subjects: Annealing
Bragg gratings
Distributed Bragg reflectors
Erbium compounds
Excimer lasers
Signal to noise ratio
Issue Date: 3-Mar-2008
Publisher: Optical Society of America
Source: Optics express, 3 Mar. 2008, v. 16, no. 5, p. 2958-2964.
Abstract: We present a high-temperature-resistant distributed Bragg reflector fiber laser photowritten in Er/Yb codoped phosphosilicate fiber that is capable of long-term operation at 500°C. Highly saturated Bragg gratings are directly inscribed into the Er/Yb fiber without hydrogen loading by using a 193 nm excimer laser and phase mask method. After annealing at elevated temperature, the remained gratings are strong enough for laser oscillation. The laser operates in robust single mode with output power more than 1 dBm and signal-to-noise ratio better than 70 dB over the entire temperature range from room temperature to 500°C.
Rights: © 2008 Optical Society of America. This paper was published in Optics Express and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-5-2958. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/4541
DOI: 10.1364/OE.16.002958
ISSN: 1094-4087
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