1.9µm operation of a Tm:Lead germanate glass waveguide laser

Shepherd, D.P., Brinck, D.J., Wang, J., Tropper, A.C., Hanna, D.C., Kakarantzas, G. and Townsend, P.D. (1994) 1.9µm operation of a Tm:Lead germanate glass waveguide laser. Optics Letters, 19, (13), 954-956. (doi:10.1364/OL.19.000954).


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We report what we believe to be the first planar-technology waveguide laser in the 2-µm region. Laser operation of the 3H4 to 3H6 transition of Tm3+ ions in a lead germanate glass host has been observed in an ion-implanted planar waveguide.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OL.19.000954
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78423
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:13
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78423

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