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Spectral properties of Er3+-doped chalcogenide glasses

Spectral properties of Er3+-doped chalcogenide glasses
Spectral properties of Er3+-doped chalcogenide glasses
Lanthanum sulphides glasses formed with sufficient proportions of Ga2S3 constitute a very convenient matrix for rare earth sulphides, and Pr3+-doped Ga2S3:La2S3 (GLS) glasses have been recognized as one of the most promising candidates for fibre amplifiers operating at a wavelength of 1.3µm. In this report, the spectral properties of chalcogenide glass of the molar composition 0.7Ga2S3:0.3La2S3 doped with Er3+ are presented and discussed. Emission and absorption spectra and lifetimes of energy levels have been measured. The 2.7µm emission, as shown below, has been observed from chalcogenide glass for the first time. Radiative and non-radiative transition rates are calculated and compared with the measured lifetimes of interesting energy levels.
Ye, C.C.
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Hewak, D.W.
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Hempstead, M.
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Samson, B.N.
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Payne, D.N.
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Ye, C.C.
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Hewak, D.W.
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Hempstead, M.
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Samson, B.N.
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Payne, D.N.
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Ye, C.C., Hewak, D.W., Hempstead, M., Samson, B.N. and Payne, D.N. (1995) Spectral properties of Er3+-doped chalcogenide glasses. 12th UK National Quantum Electronics Conference (QE12), United Kingdom. 04 - 08 Sep 1995.

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Abstract

Lanthanum sulphides glasses formed with sufficient proportions of Ga2S3 constitute a very convenient matrix for rare earth sulphides, and Pr3+-doped Ga2S3:La2S3 (GLS) glasses have been recognized as one of the most promising candidates for fibre amplifiers operating at a wavelength of 1.3µm. In this report, the spectral properties of chalcogenide glass of the molar composition 0.7Ga2S3:0.3La2S3 doped with Er3+ are presented and discussed. Emission and absorption spectra and lifetimes of energy levels have been measured. The 2.7µm emission, as shown below, has been observed from chalcogenide glass for the first time. Radiative and non-radiative transition rates are calculated and compared with the measured lifetimes of interesting energy levels.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 1995
Venue - Dates: 12th UK National Quantum Electronics Conference (QE12), United Kingdom, 1995-09-04 - 1995-09-08

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Local EPrints ID: 76993
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76993
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ORCID for D.W. Hewak: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2093-5773

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:08

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