7 September 2011 Optical and physical properties of Er3+-Yb3+ co-doped tellurite fibers
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In this work we present results of physical and optical properties of Er3+-Yb3+ co-doped tellurite glasses and fibers. The Double Clad Tellurite Fibers (DCTFs) are based on glasses with the composition: TeO2-WO3-Nb2O5-Na2O-Al2O3-Er2O3-Yb2O3. The DCTFs were fabricated by using the rod-in-tube technique and a Heathway drawing tower. The optical absorption spectra (ranging from 350 to 1750 nm) of these fibers were measured using an Optical Spectrum Analyzer (OSA). The emission spectra, around 1550 nm band, of these fibers (lengths varying from 1 to 60 cm) were obtained by using a 980nm diode laser pump. The optimal Amplified Spontaneous Emission (ASE) spectra were observed for fiber lengths ranging from 2 to 6 cm. The Er 3+/Yb3+ co-doped DCTFs show an efficient up-conversion process in comparison with the Er3+-doped DCTF.
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R. Narro-García, R. Narro-García, E. F. Chillcce, E. F. Chillcce, A. R. Miranda, A. R. Miranda, J. M. Giehl, J. M. Giehl, L. C. Barbosa, L. C. Barbosa, E. Rodriguez, E. Rodriguez, M. Arronte, M. Arronte, } "Optical and physical properties of Er3+-Yb3+ co-doped tellurite fibers", Proc. SPIE 8120, Photonic Fiber and Crystal Devices: Advances in Materials and Innovations in Device Applications V, 812005 (7 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892786; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.892786


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