Optical Properties of Highly Al2O3 and P2O5 Doped Silica Hosts for Large Mode Area Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Lipatov, D. S.; Yashkov, M. V.; Guryanov, A. N.; Bubnov, M. M. (Institute of Chemistry of High Purity Substances of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 49 Tropinin St., 603950, Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia)
Likhachev, M. E.; Zotov, K. V. (Fiber Optics Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 38 Vavilov St., 119333, Moscow, Russia)

Highly Al2O3 and P2O5-doped silica glass having a low refractive index has been studied. Compositions providing loss below 30dB/km and therefore suitable as hosts in LMA active fibers have been determined.