We propose a new pumping scheme for Er3+/Yb3+ co-doped waveguide amplifiers, based on evanescent pump light coupling from a multimode waveguide. Gain up to 4dB/cm can be achieved using broad area lasers at 980 nm.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

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