Energy-transfer processes in Al2O3:Er3+ waveguide amplifiers

L. Agazzi, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    The influence of migration-accelerated energy-transfer upconversion and fast luminescence quenching on Al2O3:Er3+ waveguide amplifiers is investigated. Results indicate that the latter has the stronger impact on the amplifier small-signal gain.
    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 CF3A.3
    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

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    PublisherOptical Society of America


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
    Abbreviated titleCLEO
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Jose


    • METIS-286384
    • IR-80513
    • EWI-21908
    • Optical Amplifiers
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • Integrated optics materials

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