Overview

optical fiber for laser

For fiber amplifiers and lasers @ 1.5 μm

iXblue proposes a wide range of Erbium Ytterbium doped optical fibers designed for the assembly of high power CW or pulsed fiber amplifiers and lasers.

iXblue’s Erbium Ytterbium doped fiber products have been optimized to address the specific requirements of high efficiency and low noise for high power fiber lasers.

specialty optical fiber

Highlights

Benefits & Features

  • High efficiency
  • High pump and consistent absorption
  • High brightness single mode core
  • Low background losses
  • Large mode area with low NA
  • Low 1 µm parasitic emission

Applications

  • Lidar
  • High power CW
  • CATV and telecom amplifier
  • Space amplifier
  • High power pulsed fiber laser and amplifier
  • Single frequency laser around       1.5 µm

Main Specifications

Datasheet

Products

Non-PM types
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IXF-2CF-EY-O-10-130

10 µm core diameter

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Qty Price per meter
5-49 m 75.00 €/m
50-99 m 70.00 €/m
>100 m 65.00 €/m
€75.00
Unit = m
Core NA: 0.19 ±0.02
Cladding diameter flat/flat (µm): 125 +/- 3

10 µm core diameter

PM types
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IXF-2CF-EY-PM-6-130-LNF-L1

6 µm core diameter

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Qty Price/Unit
5-9 m 100.00 €/m
>10 m 90.00 €/m
€100.00
Unit = m
Core NA: 0.19 +/- 0.02
Cladding diameter flat/flat (µm): 125

6 µm core diameter

IXF-2CF-EY-PM-6-130-LNF-L2

6 µm core diameter

40 dB/m absorption at 1536 nm

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Qty Price/Unit
5-9 m 100.00 €/m
>10 m 90.00 €/m
€100.00
Unit = m
Core NA: 0.19 +/- 0.02
Cladding diameter flat/flat (µm): 125

6 µm core diameter

40 dB/m absorption at 1536 nm

Publications

iXnews 2018 Photonics West Special Issue: Erbium-Ytterbium doped optical fibers

Thierry Robin

iXnews Photonics West Special Issue

CTO iXblue Specialty Fibers division, on Er/Yb doped optical fibers

Volume, #1 p.3 – 37

January 2018

 

When iXFiber was created in 2006, most of the team had some experience with Erbium-Ytterbium co-doped double clad fibers.

 

High Peak Power Single-Frequency Amplifier based on a Er-Yb Doped Polarization Maintaining LMA Fiber

A. Durécu, P. Bourdon, F. Gustave, H. Jacqmin, J. Le Gouët & L. Lombard

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

May 2018

 

We report on single-frequency all-fiber amplifiers based on PM Er-Yb doped P2O5-Al2O3-SiO2 fibers. Peak power up to 700W at 1545nm for 730ns pulse duration has been obtained with a good beam quality and a 17dB PER was measured.

High peak power single-frequency MOPFA for lidar applications

L. Lombard, G. Canat, A. Durécu, A. Dolfi-Bouteyre, M. Valla, B. Augère, D. Goular & C. Besson

HAL archives ouvertes

hal-01354707

19 August 2016

 

Long range coherent detection wind lidars have many applications in the fields of wind farms and aircraft  safety. Fiber laser sources emitting around 1.5 µm show key advantages such as versatility, modularity and obustness of alignments to vibrations. However, nonlinear effects such as Stimulated-Brillouin-Scattering limit achievable peak power because of strong fiber core confinement.

High Peak Power Single-Frequency Efficient Erbium- Ytterbium Doped LMA Fiber

W. Renard, T. Robin, B. Cadier, J. Le Gouët, L. Lombard, A. Durecu, P. Bourdon & G. Canat

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

May 2015

 

We report on single-frequency all-fiber amplifiers based on Er-Yb doped P2O5-Al2O3- SiO2 fibers. Peak power up to 1120 W at 1545 nm for 108 ns pulse duration has been obtained with 18 % slope-efficiency. Continuous-wave operation generated up to 14 W.