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Effect of the glass composition on the emission band of erbium-doped active fibers
Author(s): Livio Cognolato; Angelantonio Gnazzo; Bruno Sordo; Guiseppe Cocito
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Paper Abstract

The positive effect of widening the 1.5 micrometers Erbium fluorescence band provided by alumina on germanosilicate core glass of active fibers is partially obtained also in magnesia silica host, but to a lesser extent, while zirconia silica fibers do not exhibit modification of the emission band. Excited state lifetimes, absorption, shape, and width of the band in different glass hosts were measured with the aim to optimize the core glass composition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1579, Advanced Fiber Communications Technologies, (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50157
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Livio Cognolato, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Angelantonio Gnazzo, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Bruno Sordo, CSELT SpA (Italy)
Guiseppe Cocito, CSELT SpA (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1579:
Advanced Fiber Communications Technologies

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