Watt-level fluoride fiber lasers and amplifiers in the 1.2 μm region

Xiushan Zhu, Jie Zong, K. Wiersma, R. A. Norwood, N. S. Prasad, M. D. Obland, A. Chavez-Pirson, N. Peyghambarian

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Holmium-doped ZBLAN fiber has proven to be an efficient high gain material in the 1.2 μm region. In this paper, single-mode fiber lasers and amplifiers at 1178 nm, 1190 nm, and 1200 nm are reported. Over 2 watts of continuous wave output power was achieved with a 10-cm long gain fiber.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
StatePublished - 2014
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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