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Neodymium-doped gallium lanthanum sulphide glass laser

Schweizer, T., Hewak, D.W., Payne, D.N., Jensen, T. and Huber, G. (1996) Neodymium-doped gallium lanthanum sulphide glass laser At Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO Europe), Germany. 08 - 13 Sep 1996.

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Abstract

Chalcogonide glasses are compound glasses containing one or more of the chalcogen elements S, SE, and Te and metals such as Ga, As, and Ge. The main applications of these glasses are their use as infrared transmitting windows and as "light pipes" for infrared radiation when pulled into fibre form. The infrared transparency is caused by the low phonon energies of the glass structure. The low phonon energies also reduce the non-radiative decay rates in rare-earth doped chalcogenide glasses making them interesting for applications such as lasers and fibre amplifier.

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Published date: 1996
Additional Information: CFD3 328
Venue - Dates: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO Europe), Germany, 1996-09-08 - 1996-09-13

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Local EPrints ID: 76889
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76889
PURE UUID: f67d096b-1868-46f7-a294-404e7bab34d2
ORCID for D.W. Hewak: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2093-5773

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:36

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Author: T. Schweizer
Author: D.W. Hewak ORCID iD
Author: D.N. Payne
Author: T. Jensen
Author: G. Huber

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