Abstract

We demonstrated effective amplification and laser action in a 20-mm-long waveguide fabricated on a erbium-ytterbium-doped phosphate-glass by new diode-pumped femtosecond laser pulses. Gain in the full C-band with >2-dB/m peak value and laser action with 2-dBm output power was achieved.

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