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Silica fibers doped with erbium ions obtained by the sol gel method
Author(s): Elzbieta M. Beres-Pawlik; Wieslaw Strek; Jan Wojcik; C. Wojciechowski; G. E. Malashkevich; Igor Mr. Melnichenko; E. N. Poddenezhny
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents the optical properties of glasses and optical fibers from quartz glass, obtained by the sol-gel method. A new technique of sol-gel glass preparation is described. Rods were formed from the glass thus produced from which PCS-type fibers were next drawn. Using the same sol-gel technology, the erbium-doped quartz glasses were obtained. The transmission and luminescence characteristics were measured for the glasses as well as for fibers drawn from them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 August 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3186, Laser Technology V: Physics and Research and Development Trends, (14 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280526
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Elzbieta M. Beres-Pawlik, Technical Univ. of Wroclaw (Poland)
Wieslaw Strek, Institute for Low Temperature and Structure Research (Poland)
Jan Wojcik, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)
C. Wojciechowski, Ceram Optek (Germany)
G. E. Malashkevich, Institute of Molecular and Atomic Physics (Belarus)
Igor Mr. Melnichenko, Gomel State Univ. (Belarus)
E. N. Poddenezhny, Gomel State Univ. (Belarus)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3186:
Laser Technology V: Physics and Research and Development Trends
Wieslaw L. Wolinski; Michal Malinowski, Editor(s)

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