Abstract

Photodarkening of Yb-doped aluminosilicate fibers by continuous wave 488nm irradiation was investigated. The irradiation induced significant excess loss in the UV-visible spectroscopy (VIS) region in Yb-doped aluminosilicate fibers while pure aluminosilicate fibers showed negligible induced loss. Ultraviolet-VIS-near-infrared spectroscopy revealed an absorption peak at 220nm in unexposed Yb-doped aluminosilicate fiber preforms. The observed peak was attributed to Yb-associated oxygen deficiency centers (ODCs) and proposed as a precursor of the photodarkening. The proposed model was supported by measurements on oxygen-loaded Yb-doped aluminosilicate fibers. In these, the photodarkening could be significantly reduced, which we attribute to a smaller number of ODCs following oxygen loading.

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S. M. Kaczmarek, T. Tsuboi, M. Ito, G. Boulon, and G. Leniec, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 3771 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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K. Kajihara, T. Miura, H. Kamioka, M. Hirao, L. Skuja, and H. Hosono, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 349, 205 (2004).
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L. J. Poyntz-Wright and P. St. J. Russell, Electron. Lett. 25, 478 (1989).

L. J. Poyntz-Wright, M. E. Fermann, and P. St. J. Russell, Opt. Lett. 13, 1023 (1988).

Sakai, T.

T. Kitabayashi, M. Ikeda, M. Nakai, T. Sakai, K. Himeno, and K. Ohashi, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference on CD-ROM (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2006), paper OThC5.

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[CrossRef]

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J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. Tammela, and H. Po, Proc. SPIE 5990, 72 (2005).

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J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. Tammela, and H. Po, Proc. SPIE 5990, 72 (2005).

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S. M. Kaczmarek, T. Tsuboi, M. Ito, G. Boulon, and G. Leniec, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 3771 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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L. J. Poyntz-Wright and P. St. J. Russell, Electron. Lett. 25, 478 (1989).

J. Appl. Phys.

K. Arai, H. Namikawa, K. Kumata, T. Honda, Y. Ishii, and T. Handa, J. Appl. Phys. 59, 3430 (1986).
[CrossRef]

J. Non-Cryst. Solids

K. Kajihara, T. Miura, H. Kamioka, M. Hirao, L. Skuja, and H. Hosono, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 349, 205 (2004).
[CrossRef]

H. Imagawa, T. Arai, H. Hosono, H. Imai, and K. Arai, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 179, 70 (1994).
[CrossRef]

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter

S. M. Kaczmarek, T. Tsuboi, M. Ito, G. Boulon, and G. Leniec, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 3771 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. B

H. Imai, K. Arai, H. Imagawa, H. Hosono, and Y. Abe, Phys. Rev. B 38, 12772 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Proc. SPIE

J. J. Koponen, M. J. Söderlund, S. K. Tammela, and H. Po, Proc. SPIE 5990, 72 (2005).

Other

T. Kitabayashi, M. Ikeda, M. Nakai, T. Sakai, K. Himeno, and K. Ohashi, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference on CD-ROM (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2006), paper OThC5.

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