Abstract

Germania-glass-core silica-glass-cladding single-mode fibers (Δn as great as 0.143) with a minimum loss of 20 dB/km at 1.85 µm were fabricated by modified chemical-vapor deposition. The fibers exhibit strong photorefractivity, with type IIa index modulation of 2×10-3. A Raman gain of 300 dB/(km W) was determined at 1.12 µm. Only 3 m of such fibers is sufficient for constructing the 10-W Raman laser at 1.12 µm with a 13-W pump at 1.07 µm.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Bragg gratings in ternary SiO2:SnO2:Na2O optical glass fibers

G. Brambilla, V. Pruneri, L. Reekie, C. Contardi, D. Milanese, and M. Ferraris
Opt. Lett. 25(16) 1153-1155 (2000)

Small-core As-Se fiber for Raman amplification

P. A. Thielen, L. B. Shaw, P. C. Pureza, V. Q. Nguyen, J. S. Sanghera, and I. D. Aggarwal
Opt. Lett. 28(16) 1406-1408 (2003)

Three-cascaded 1407-nm Raman laser based on phosphorus-doped silica fiber

E. M. Dianov, I. A. Bufetov, M. M. Bubnov, M. V. Grekov, S. A. Vasiliev, and O. I. Medvedkov
Opt. Lett. 25(6) 402-404 (2000)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription