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Nonlinear upconversion quenching in Er-doped glasses: modeling and experiment
Author(s): Nikolai V. Nikonorov; Alexander K. Przhevuskii; Alexander V. Chukharev
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Paper Abstract

Nonlinear upconversion quenching in high Er-doped glasses has been studied with use of Monte Carlo modeling and a new experimental steady-state technique. The experimental and simulated results exhibit that the upconversion coefficient depends on the following factors: (a) erbium content, (b) migration of excitation, (c) pump power, and (d) duration of pulse pumping.

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Date Published: 5 April 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4645, Rare-Earth-Doped Materials and Devices VI, (5 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.461646
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Nikolai V. Nikonorov, Corning Scientific Ctr. (Russia)
Alexander K. Przhevuskii, S.I.Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Alexander V. Chukharev, Corning Scientific Ctr. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4645:
Rare-Earth-Doped Materials and Devices VI
Shibin Jiang; Robert W. Keys, Editor(s)

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