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Thulium-doped lead germanate fibre lasers

Thulium-doped lead germanate fibre lasers
Thulium-doped lead germanate fibre lasers
To date research on optical fibre lasers and amplifiers has mainly concentrated on two classes of host glass, silicates and fluorozirconates. In this paper we present results obtained from a new glass, based on lead germanate. This glass has been chosen to answer a need for a host having a maximum phonon energy intermediate between that of silica and fluorozirconate glass. The specific glass composition was also developed to be suitable for fibre fabrication. We report results of lasing on two transitions in thulium-doped lead germanate fibre. Recently this new glass has also been shown to be compatible with ion implantation techniques to produce planar waveguide lasers.
Brinck, D.J.
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Mackechnie, C.J.
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Wang, J.
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Lincoln, J.R.
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Brocklesby, W.S.
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Mackechnie, C.J.
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Wang, J.
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Lincoln, J.R.
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Brocklesby, W.S.
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Tropper, A.C.
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Hanna, D.C.
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Payne, D.N.
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Brinck, D.J., Mackechnie, C.J., Wang, J., Lincoln, J.R., Brocklesby, W.S., Tropper, A.C., Hanna, D.C. and Payne, D.N. (1993) Thulium-doped lead germanate fibre lasers. 11th National Quantum Electronics Conference (QE-11), United Kingdom. 30 Aug - 02 Sep 1993.

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To date research on optical fibre lasers and amplifiers has mainly concentrated on two classes of host glass, silicates and fluorozirconates. In this paper we present results obtained from a new glass, based on lead germanate. This glass has been chosen to answer a need for a host having a maximum phonon energy intermediate between that of silica and fluorozirconate glass. The specific glass composition was also developed to be suitable for fibre fabrication. We report results of lasing on two transitions in thulium-doped lead germanate fibre. Recently this new glass has also been shown to be compatible with ion implantation techniques to produce planar waveguide lasers.

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Published date: 1993
Venue - Dates: 11th National Quantum Electronics Conference (QE-11), United Kingdom, 1993-08-30 - 1993-09-02

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Local EPrints ID: 77247
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77247
PURE UUID: d7442f04-0613-4cb3-9758-14bdb0efd0e3
ORCID for W.S. Brocklesby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2123-6712

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 03 Apr 2019 00:37

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Author: D.J. Brinck
Author: C.J. Mackechnie
Author: J. Wang
Author: J.R. Lincoln
Author: W.S. Brocklesby ORCID iD
Author: A.C. Tropper
Author: D.C. Hanna
Author: D.N. Payne

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