A rare earth metal with strong absorption at 975nm, within a wide absorption band between ~800nm and 1050nm. Emission is between around 1050nm and 1150nm. Ytterbium (Yb) is widely used in high power fiber lasers.
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Related Terms: Absorption, Amplified Spontaneous Emission, Amplifier, Cross section, Emission Cross Section, Emission Spectra, Laser, Ytterbium