150 dB/cm gain over 55 nm wavelength range near 1 µm in an Yb3+ waveguide amplifier

D. Geskus, S. Aravazhi, Edward Bernhardi, L. Agazzi, Sonia Maria García Blanco, Markus Pollnau

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    Abstract

    150 dB/cm gain over 55 nm wavelength range between 977-1032 nm is obtained in a 47.5% Yb-doped potassium double tungstate waveguide amplifier. The dependence of luminescence lifetime and gain on Yb concentration is investigated.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Science and Innovations (CLEO: S and I)
    Place of PublicationWashington, DC
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesPaper CM1A.6
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-943-5
    Publication statusPublished - May 2012
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 - San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, United States
    Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherOptical Society of America

    Conference

    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
    Abbreviated titleCLEO
    CountryUnited States
    CitySan Jose
    Period6/05/1211/05/12

    Keywords

    • METIS-286377
    • IR-80505
    • EWI-21900
    • Optical Amplifiers
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • Integrated optics materials

    Cite this

    Geskus, D., Aravazhi, S., Bernhardi, E., Agazzi, L., García Blanco, S. M., & Pollnau, M. (2012). 150 dB/cm gain over 55 nm wavelength range near 1 µm in an Yb3+ waveguide amplifier. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Science and Innovations (CLEO: S and I) (pp. Paper CM1A.6). Washington, DC: Optical Society of America.