16 July 2003 Integrated optical amplifiers based on rare-earth doped oxide glasses
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Proceedings Volume 5061, International Symposium on Photonic Glass (ISPG 2002); (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.517306
Event: International Symposium on Photonic Glass, 2002, Shanghai, China
Abstract
Oxide glasses have been used since long time to host a number of active compounds, first of all rare-earth (RE) ions, for lasing. Recently, the advantages offered by guided-wave format, namely the small size, the high pump power density, and the larger flexibility in design and fabrication, led to the development of fiber lasers and amplifiers based on Er3+-doped glasses. Currently, a growing activity is aimed at achieving large optical gain in Er3+-doped planar waveguides, having in mind the single-chip realization of integrated optical amplifiers and lasers. The aim of the present paper is to provide a quick overview of this area and to briefly discuss possible future developments.
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Giancarlo C. Righini, Giancarlo C. Righini, Massimo Brenci, Massimo Brenci, Guaktiero Nunzi Conti, Guaktiero Nunzi Conti, Stefano Pelli, Stefano Pelli, Maurizio Ferrari, Maurizio Ferrari, Marco Bettinelli, Marco Bettinelli, Adolfo Speghini, Adolfo Speghini, Baojiu Chen, Baojiu Chen, } "Integrated optical amplifiers based on rare-earth doped oxide glasses", Proc. SPIE 5061, International Symposium on Photonic Glass (ISPG 2002), (16 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.517306; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.517306
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