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Metal-ion-doped silver halide crystals and fibers: II. Feasibility of producing fiber amplifiers and lasers: theoretical modeling
Author(s): Ram Oron; David Bunimovich; Lev Nagli; Abraham Katzir; Amos A. Hardy
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Paper Abstract

Theoretical modeling of strongly pumped doped silver halide fiber amplifiers is presented. This is an analytic part of an effort to introduce new lasing materials, composed of doped silver halides, in the near or mid IR region. The analysis is based on a rate equation formalism, for which experimental measurements of various optical properties of doped silver halide and crystals were applied as input parameters. The model includes solutions for both three- and four-level systems, such as Er3+ and Nd3+. Optimal range of fiber dimensions, doping materials and concentrations, and other optical properties are suggested in order to achieve significant amplification.

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Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3199, Biomedical Systems and Technologies II, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301134
Show Author Affiliations
Ram Oron, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
David Bunimovich, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Lev Nagli, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Abraham Katzir, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Amos A. Hardy, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3199:
Biomedical Systems and Technologies II
Francesco Baldini; Nathan I. Croitoru; Mark Russell Dickinson; Martin Frenz; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Riccardo Pratesi; Stefan Seeger, Editor(s)

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