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Modeling of spectroscopic properties of Nd-doped glass
Author(s): K. Lu; Niloy K. Dutta
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Paper Abstract

A tunable laser operating near 944nm is important for micro LIDAR systems. In this work, we have carried out a systematic study of Nd doped fiber glass materials which can be used for this purpose. The emission cross-sections of these materials at 944nm have been calculated. The wavelength dependence of emission of these materials has been studied. Among the silica-based material Nd doped silica fiber glass has the largest cross section for 944nm laser emission. The co-dopants reduce this cross section. Some Nd doped non-silica materials have higher stimulated emission cross-section than silica-based materials.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2001
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4282, Rare-Earth-Doped Materials and Devices V, (27 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.424761
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K. Lu, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Niloy K. Dutta, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4282:
Rare-Earth-Doped Materials and Devices V
Shibin Jiang, Editor(s)

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