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Composite rare-earth-doped glass waveguides and amplifiers
Author(s): Wei-Jian Wang; Seppo Honkanen; S. Iraj Najafi; Qing He; Chunmeng Wu; Claude R. Rolland
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Paper Abstract

Composite rare-earth-doped glass waveguides are studied. Their modal behavior is examined theoretically using a finite-difference method. Measured fluorescence spectrum is presented and a glass waveguide amplifier with more than 6 dB amplification at 1.557 micrometers wavelength is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1794, Integrated Optical Circuits II, (6 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141893
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Wei-Jian Wang, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
Seppo Honkanen, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
S. Iraj Najafi, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
Qing He, Ecole Polytechnique/Montreal (Canada)
Chunmeng Wu, Bell-Northern Research (Canada)
Claude R. Rolland, Bell-Northern Research (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1794:
Integrated Optical Circuits II
Ka-Kha Wong, Editor(s)

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