On The Origin of Color Centers in Photodarkened Yb‐fibers

Author: 
Norin, L., and Engholm, M.
Type of publication: 
Conference item
Abstract: 

Photodarkening spectra were studied for Yb‐fibers co‐doped with Al, Al/Ce or Al with H2‐loading and it is proposed that the pump‐induced color centers in Yb/Al‐doped silica fibers mainly consist of Yb2+ and AlOHC.

Year: 
2013
Location: 
Sigtuna
Sweden
SE
Published in: 
3rd Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications, WSOF 2013