Abstract

Recently, significant power losses in ytterbium-doped fibers have been interpreted as resulting from the formation of ytterbium ion pairs [A. V. Kir’yanov et al., Opt. Express 14, 3981 (2006)]. However, there appears to be strong evidence against this model.

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  1. A. V. Kir’yanov, Y. O. Barmenkov, I. L. Martinez, A. S. Kurkov, and E. M. Dianov, “Cooperative luminescence and absorption in Ytterbium-doped silica fiber and the fiber nonlinear transmission coefficient at λ=980 nm with a regard to the Ytterbium ion-pairs’ effect,” Opt. Express 14, 3981–3992 (2006).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  2. R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
    [Crossref]
  3. J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

2006 (1)

2005 (1)

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

1997 (1)

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Barber, P. R.

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Barmenkov, Y. O.

Caplen, J. E.

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Dianov, E. M.

Hanna, D. C.

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Kir’yanov, A. V.

Koponen, J. J.

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

Kurkov, A. S.

Martinez, I. L.

Nilsson, J.

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Paschotta, R.

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Po, H.

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

Söderlund, M. J.

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

Tammela, S. K. T.

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

Tropper, A. C.

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Opt. Commun. (1)

R. Paschotta, J. Nilsson, P. R. Barber, J. E. Caplen, A. C. Tropper, and D. C. Hanna, “Lifetime quenching in Yb-doped fibres,” Opt. Commun. 136, 375–378 (1997).
[Crossref]

Opt. Express (1)

Proc. SPIE (1)

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. T. Tammela, and H. Po, “Photodarkening in ytterbium-doped silica fibers,” in Optically Based Materials and Optically Based Biological and Chemical Sensing for Defence II; J. C. Carrano, A. Zukauskas, A. W. Vere, J. G. Grote, and F. Kajzar; Eds., Proc. SPIE 5990, 72–81 (2005).

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