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Investigation of a copper-doped sol-gel glass for laser applications
Author(s): M. Sawczak; Gerard Sliwinski; Marek Grinberg; Benedykt Kuklinski
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Paper Abstract

For SiO2 glass samples doped with Cu+ ions at 150 - 500 ppm and prepared by the sol-gel method the absorption, excitation and emission spectra are recorded. Due to excitation in the broad absorption band (250 - 350 nm) a strong luminescence at 540 nm and of FWHM equals 100 nm is observed. Dependencies of the spectral characteristics of this emission on the excitation indicate on the ASE and a possible lasing potential.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4397, 11th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications, (9 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.425116
Show Author Affiliations
M. Sawczak, Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery (Poland)
Gerard Sliwinski, Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery (Germany)
Marek Grinberg, Univ. of Gdansk (Poland)
Benedykt Kuklinski, Univ. of Gdansk (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4397:
11th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications
Peter A. Atanasov; Stefka Cartaleva, Editor(s)

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