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Continuous-wave oscillation of a monomode thulium-doped fibre laser

Continuous-wave oscillation of a monomode thulium-doped fibre laser

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Laser emission in the wavelength band 1.88–1.96 pm has been observed in a monomode fibre doped with thulium. When pumped with a dye laser at 797 nm an absorbed threshold power of 21 mW and a slope efficiency of 13% were obtained.

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