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Study of clusters in Sm-doped polymer optical fibers
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Paper Abstract

Sm(DBM)3phen-doped polymer optical fibers were prepared by thermal polymerization. The cross relaxation model of clustering Sm3+ ions was described, and the cluster in this kind of fibers was studied based on the above model. The percentages of clustering ions in different fibers were obtained by the rate equation combining with fiber transmission experiment. While rare-earth-doped concentrations in these fibers are 1000 ppm, 2000 ppm, 3000 ppm, 4000 ppm, 5000 ppm and 10000 ppm, the percentages of clustering ions are 0.05, 0.05, 0.05, 0.05, 0.06, and 0.07, respectively. The result shows that this kind of fibers has low percentage of clustering ions. With the increasing of Sm3+ concentration, the percentage of clustering ions hardly increases, the clustering of Sm3+ ions is not obvious.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 January 2008
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6838, Optoelectronic Devices and Integration II, 68381J (8 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.754820
Show Author Affiliations
Zhiqiang Zheng, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Zhuohong Feng, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Xiaoyan Li, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Hai Ming, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6838:
Optoelectronic Devices and Integration II
Xuping Zhang; Hai Ming; Maggie Yihong Chen, Editor(s)

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