Investigation of optical gain in Al2O3:Er channel waveguide amplifiers

J. Bradley, L. Agazzi, D. Geskus, T. Blauwendraat, F. Ay, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    Reactively co-sputtered aluminum oxide layers with low background loss and varying Er concentrations have been deposited. Net optical gain of 0.76 dB/cm was obtained for an Er concentration of 0.9×$10^{20}cm^{-3}$ in a channel waveguide.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationTechnical Digest Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
    Place of PublicationWashington DC, U.S.A.
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesPaper JTuA30
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-859-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, United States
    Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

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    PublisherOptical Society of America


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Jose


    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • EWI-14531
    • IR-62586
    • METIS-254959

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