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The Role of Glass Composition in the Performance of Er3+-, Nd3+-, and Pr3+-Doped Fiber Amplifiers

  • W. J. Miniscalco (a1), B. Pedersen (a2), S. Zemon (a1), B. A. Thompson (a1), G. Lambert (a1), B. T. Hall (a1), R. C. Folweiler (a1), T. Wei (a1), M. L. Dakss (a1) and L. J. Andrews (a1)...

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The role of glass composition is examined theoretically and experimentally for fiber amplifiers. Simple analysis procedures can be used to set limits on performance and identify more favorable glass types for detailed investigation.

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The Role of Glass Composition in the Performance of Er3+-, Nd3+-, and Pr3+-Doped Fiber Amplifiers

  • W. J. Miniscalco (a1), B. Pedersen (a2), S. Zemon (a1), B. A. Thompson (a1), G. Lambert (a1), B. T. Hall (a1), R. C. Folweiler (a1), T. Wei (a1), M. L. Dakss (a1) and L. J. Andrews (a1)...

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