Fast quenching processes and their impact on 1.5-µm amplifier performance in Al2O3:Er3+ waveguides

L. Agazzi, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    Spectroscopic investigations reveal the presence of a fast quenching process in erbium-doped aluminum oxide waveguides. We quantify the percentage of quenched ions and make predictions about the amplifier performance.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication16th European Conference on Integrated Optics, ECIO 2012
    Place of PublicationCastelldefels/Barcelona
    PublisherInsitut de Ciències Fotòniques
    PagesPaper 84
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012
    Event16th European Conference on Integrated Optics, ECIO 2012 - Sitges-Barcelona, Spain
    Duration: 18 Apr 201220 Apr 2012
    Conference number: 16

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    PublisherInsitut de Ciències Fotòniques


    Conference16th European Conference on Integrated Optics, ECIO 2012
    Abbreviated titleECIO


    • IR-80168
    • METIS-286325
    • Aluminum oxide
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • EWI-21767
    • Optical Amplifiers
    • fast quenching processes
    • Integrated optics materials

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