Diode-laser-pumped operation of an Er3+-doped single-mode fibre laser

Diode-laser-pumped operation of an Er3+-doped single-mode fibre laser

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We report the first operation of an Er3+-doped single-mode fibre laser operating around 1.6μm pumped by a CW AIGaAs diode laser. An output power of 130μW was obtained with a lasing threshold of 3 mW.


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