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 lambda=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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