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Chemical reactions of Ge-related species in SiO2: GeO2 optical fibers
Author(s): Koichi Awazu; Hideo Hosono; Hiroshi Kawazoe
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Paper Abstract

Second harmonic generation and the Bragg reflection gratings building up have attracted interest as novel nonlinear optical properties of SiO2:GeO2 fibers. The presence of optical absorption band centered at 5 eV is indispensable for emergence of these functions. In this article, we review a series of our recent works on optical properties of the 5 eV band and structural models for the responsible defects. A way to enhance concentrations of the defect is also shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2044, Photosensitivity and Self-Organization in Optical Fibers and Waveguides, (22 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165677
Show Author Affiliations
Koichi Awazu, Electrotechnical Lab. (Japan)
Hideo Hosono, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
Hiroshi Kawazoe, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2044:
Photosensitivity and Self-Organization in Optical Fibers and Waveguides
Francois Ouellette, Editor(s)

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