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Yb3+-sensitized Er3+-doped waveguide amplifiers: a theoretical approach
Author(s): Alireza Shooshtari; Tahar Touam; S. Iraj Najafi
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Paper Abstract

Silicate and phosphate glass waveguide amplifiers doped with Er3+, and codoped with Er3+/Yb3+ are theoretically studied. Configurations for core and core- cladding doped waveguide amplifiers are considered. It is hon that gain int e core-cladding doped waveguide amplifiers are considered. It is shown that gain in the core-cladding doped amplifiers is considerably higher than core doped amplifiers. It is also shown that with input signal power up to 1 mW and 200 mW pump power, a 12.5 dB gain can be achieved in a 3 cm long waveguide amplifier, with a noise figure of 3.05 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 January 1998
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 3278, Integrated Optic Devices II, (12 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.298194
Show Author Affiliations
Alireza Shooshtari, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
Tahar Touam, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
S. Iraj Najafi, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3278:
Integrated Optic Devices II
Giancarlo C. Righini; S. Iraj Najafi; Bahram Jalali, Editor(s)

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