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Spectroscopic properties of Er3+-doped glasses for the realization of active waveguides by ion-exchange technique
Author(s): Livio Cognolato; Carlo S. De Bernardi; Monica Ferraris; Angelantonio Gnazzo; Salvatore Morasca; Domenica Scarano
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Paper Abstract

The fabrication of different types of Er3+-doped glasses and the study of their absorption and emission spectra, cross sections, lifetimes, and bandwidths are described. The purpose is to get guidelines for the synthesis of the appropriate glasses to manufacture active planar waveguides. The feasibility of active integrated optical waveguides by ion-exchange on these glasses is also demonstrated, using an Er3--doped soda-lime glass.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1513, Glasses for Optoelectronics II, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46043
Show Author Affiliations
Livio Cognolato, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Carlo S. De Bernardi, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Monica Ferraris, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Angelantonio Gnazzo, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Salvatore Morasca, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Domenica Scarano, CSELT SpA (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1513:
Glasses for Optoelectronics II
Giancarlo C. Righini, Editor(s)

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