Enhanced gain in Er-doped Al2O3 channel waveguide amplifiers

J. Bradley, D. Geskus, F. Ay, Markus Pollnau, W.M. Arnoldbik

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    Abstract

    Erbium-doped aluminum oxide amplifiers with varying erbium concentration have been fabricated on thermally oxidized silicon substrates. Significant net internal gain of up to 1.6 dB/cm has been measured at 1533 nm for the optimum Er concentration. Furthermore, net gain has been demonstrated over a wavelength range of 40 nm, including the telecom C-band, demonstrating the potential for amplifiers or tunable lasers on a silicon platform at these critical wavelengths.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE LEOS Benelux Chapter
    EditorsKerstin Worhoff, L. Agazzi, N. Ismail, X Leijtens
    Place of PublicationEnschede, The Netherlands
    PublisherIEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter
    Pages131-134
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-90-365-2768-2
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2008
    Event13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2008 - Enschede, Netherlands
    Duration: 27 Nov 200828 Nov 2008
    Conference number: 13

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherIEEE LEOS Benelux Chapter
    Number2008/16200

    Conference

    Conference13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2008
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEnschede
    Period27/11/0828/11/08

    Keywords

    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP6/017501
    • METIS-255099
    • IR-65278
    • EWI-14831

    Cite this

    Bradley, J., Geskus, D., Ay, F., Pollnau, M., & Arnoldbik, W. M. (2008). Enhanced gain in Er-doped Al2O3 channel waveguide amplifiers. In K. Worhoff, L. Agazzi, N. Ismail, & X. Leijtens (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE LEOS Benelux Chapter (pp. 131-134). Enschede, The Netherlands: IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter.