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A new statistical model of upconversion in erbium doped fibers
Author(s): Sergey Sergeyev
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Paper Abstract

Unlike mean-field approach that was used in previous statistical model, in this paper we use a new approximation to excitation back transfer accounting for variance in population of the first excited level. Based on the results, we find that for concentrations of erbium ions more than critical, upconversion rate calculations deviate substantially from the calculations based on simplified model.

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Date Published: 27 July 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6729, ICONO 2007: Coherent and Nonlinear Optical Phenomena, 67292R (27 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.751980
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Sergey Sergeyev, Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6729:
ICONO 2007: Coherent and Nonlinear Optical Phenomena

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