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Overview of Nd- and Er-Doped glass integrated optics amplifiers and lasers
Author(s): S. Iraj Najafi
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Paper Abstract

There has been significant progress since 1990 on development of rare-earth-doped glass integrated optics amplifiers and lasers. Several fabrication processes were utilized to make rare-earth-doped waveguides. Neodymium and erbium doped waveguides were successfully produced, and amplifiers and lasers were demonstrated. Recently, high performance erbium-doped amplifiers in phosphate glasses were achieved. In this paper, we review the progress in development of neodymium and erbium doped lasers and amplifiers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2996, Rare-Earth-Doped Devices, (2 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271167
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S. Iraj Najafi, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2996:
Rare-Earth-Doped Devices
Seppo Honkanen, Editor(s)

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