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Rare-earth doped glass waveguides and amplifiers
Author(s): Ming-Jun Li; Wei-Jian Wang; Richard Leonelli; S. Iraj Najafi
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Paper Abstract

Cesium, potassium and silver ion-exchange processes in three commercially available soda-lime and Nd-doped glasses are investigated for waveguide fabrication. A spin-coating technique is employed to make Er- and Nd-doped phosphate layers on the waveguides in soda-lirne glass. Transmission, absorption and emission properties of the waveguides are studied. Optical amplification in Nd-doped waveguides is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1338, Optoelectronic Devices and Applications, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22980
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Ming-Jun Li, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (United States)
Wei-Jian Wang, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
Richard Leonelli, Univ. of Montreal (Canada)
S. Iraj Najafi, Ecole Polytechnique de Montrea (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1338:
Optoelectronic Devices and Applications
Sriram Sriram, Editor(s)

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