Excitation quenching in Er3-doped Al2O3 amplifiers


Agazzi, L. and Wörhoff, K. and Pollnau, M. (2011) Excitation quenching in Er3-doped Al2O3 amplifiers. In: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Europe, 22-26 May 2011, Munich, Germany (pp. Paper CE3.4).

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Abstract:Spectroscopic investigations in Al2O3:Er waveguides demonstrate that fast quenching of a fraction of ions - undetected in typical lumescence decay measurements - limits the amplifier performance. With optimized parameters 3 dB/cm net gain is feasible.
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Copyright:© 2011 Optical Society of America
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