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Amplification of Radiation in a Doped Glass Fiber

  • Karl F. Renk
Chapter
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Abstract

We study the dynamics of gain of fiber amplifiers and fiber lasers. We present a model — the quasiband model — that allows for derivation of an analytical expression for the gain coefficient of an optically pumped doped glass fiber. We concentrate the discussion mainly on the erbium-doped fiber amplifier. We will however discuss other fiber amplifiers and fiber lasers too.

Keywords

Fiber Laser Filling Factor Energy Transfer Process Fiber Amplifier Gain Coefficient 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte PhysikUniversität RegensburgRegensburgGermany

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