Excitation quenching in Er3+-doped Al2O3 amplifiers

L. Agazzi, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    Abstract

    Spectroscopic investigations in Al2O3:Er waveguides demonstrate that fast quenching of a fraction of ions - undetected in typical lumescence decay measurements - limits the amplifier performance. With optimized parameters 3 dB/cm net gain is feasible.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/Europe
    Place of PublicationWashington, DC
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesPaper CE3.4
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4577-0532-8
    Publication statusPublished - May 2011
    EventEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009 - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 22 May 201126 May 2011

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherOptical Society of America

    Conference

    ConferenceEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009
    Abbreviated titleCLEO-Europe/EQEC 2011
    CountryGermany
    CityMunich
    Period22/05/1126/05/11

    Keywords

    • METIS-277682
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • EWI-20263
    • IR-77571

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