Giant optical gain in rare-earth-ion-doped thin films and waveguides


Geskus, D. and Aravazhi, S. and Garcia Blanco, S.M. and Pollnau, M. (2011) Giant optical gain in rare-earth-ion-doped thin films and waveguides. In: International Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, 28 August - 1 September 2011, Sydney, Australia (pp. Paper 4630).

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Abstract:In a rare-earth-ion-doped double tungstate channel waveguide amplifier, we demonstrate an ultra-high modal gain of 950 dB/cm, two order of magnitude higher than in other rare-earth-ion-doped materials and comparable to modal gain in semiconductors.
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