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Determination of nonlinear optical properties by time resolved Z-scan in Nd-doped phosphate glass
Author(s): J. M. de Souza; W. J. de Lima; V. Pilla; A. A. Andrade; N. O. Dantas; D. N. Messias
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Paper Abstract

In this work, we have used a Ti3+:Safira laser tuned at 803nm to performed time-resolved measurements using the Z-scan technique to characterize the nonlinear optical properties of phosphate glasses. The glass matrices, labeled PAN (P2O5-Al2O3-Na2CO3) and PANK (P2O5-Al2O3- Na2O-K2O), were doped with increasing Nd3+ concentration, ranging from 0.5 to 5 wt%. For both systems, we have seen that the optical nonlinearity has a linear dependence with the doping ion concentration. Therefore, we propose a new approach to obtain the parameters Δα and Δσ. All results obtained are in good agreement with others found in the literature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 February 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10100, Optical Components and Materials XIV, 101001U (16 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2250215
Show Author Affiliations
J. M. de Souza, Univ. Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)
W. J. de Lima, Univ. Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)
V. Pilla, Univ. Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)
A. A. Andrade, Univ. Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)
N. O. Dantas, Univ. Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)
D. N. Messias, Univ. Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10100:
Optical Components and Materials XIV
Shibin Jiang; Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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