Photon-avalanche upconversion of red light into blue light in a thulium-doped fluorozirconate fibre


Shepherd, D.P., Guy, S., Joubert, M.F., Jacquier, B. and Poignant, H. (1996) Photon-avalanche upconversion of red light into blue light in a thulium-doped fluorozirconate fibre. In, Summaries of papers presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 1996. CLEO '96 , IEEE, 398-399. (doi:10.1109/CLEO.1996.864840).

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We report the investigation of the photon-avalanche effect in heavily thulium-doped fluorozirconate fibre. Pumping at red wavelengths, which are not resonant with the ground-state absorption, gives blue emission at 450nm and 480nm.

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ISBNs: 1557524432 (paperback)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 76946
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:56
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76946

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