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Photon avalanche upconversion in heavily thulium-doped ZBLAN fibre

Jacquier, B., Guy, S., Joubert, M.F., Shepherd, D.P. and Poignant, H. (1996) Photon avalanche upconversion in heavily thulium-doped ZBLAN fibre At SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science Engineering and Instrumentation, United States.

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Abstract

Photon avalanche mechanism results from a cross relaxation energy transfer induced build up of population in an intermediate metastable level without resonant Ground State Absorption (GSA). From this level a resonant absorption occurs to populate a higher level The main characteristics of such process is a power threshold which corresponds to a sudden increase of the fluorescence arising from the upper excited state as well as a slowing and a change of the rise shape of the transient signals.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 1996
Additional Information: Paper 2841-29
Venue - Dates: SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science Engineering and Instrumentation, United States, 1996-01-01

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Local EPrints ID: 76846
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76846
PURE UUID: 9ccf85fd-dcc2-4cd7-beda-037247e6af30
ORCID for D.P. Shepherd: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4561-8184

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:37

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Author: B. Jacquier
Author: S. Guy
Author: M.F. Joubert
Author: D.P. Shepherd ORCID iD
Author: H. Poignant

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