Al2O3:Er3+ waveguide amplifiers at 1.5 μm

L. Agazzi, J. Bradley, F. Ay, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    We report optical amplification in Al2O3:Er3+ with a gain bandwidth of 80 nm and peak gain of 2.0 dB/cm at 1533 nm, data transmission at 170 Gbit/s without added bit-error penalty and monolithic integration of these active Al2O3:Er3+ waveguides with passive silicon-on-insulator waveguides.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication15th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO 2010)
    Place of PublicationUK
    PublisherIEEE Photonics Society
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    Event15th European Conference on Integrated Optics, ECIO 2010 - University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Duration: 7 Apr 20109 Apr 2010
    Conference number: 15

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    PublisherIEEE Photonics Society


    Conference15th European Conference on Integrated Optics, ECIO 2010
    Abbreviated titleECIO
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


    • METIS-276026
    • EWI-17812
    • IR-74913

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