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Optical Engineering

Mathematical model of the absorption and gain in a Cd3P2 cylinder fiber
Author(s): John F. Dove; Ramesh Narayanan; Akshob Bengale; James Flattery; Douglas Keller; Philipp G. Kornreich; Tracee L. Jamison
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Paper Abstract

A theoretical analysis of the light absorption and gain mechanisms in a Cd3P2 Semiconductor Cylinder Fiber is presented. The results of these calculations are in good agreement with previously published experimental data. Cd3P2 has two direct energy gaps, which both influence the gain mechanism. Pump light can be used to reduce the absorption. Stronger pump light that generates more charge carriers will produce net gain (gain above absorption compensation). The fiber exhibits gain over a very wide light wavelength bandwidth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 2005
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 44(6) 065002 doi: 10.1117/1.1924367
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 44, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
John F. Dove, Dove Photonics, Inc. (United States)
Ramesh Narayanan, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Akshob Bengale, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
James Flattery, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Douglas Keller, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Philipp G. Kornreich, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Tracee L. Jamison


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