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The application of Ga:La:S-based glass for optical amplification at 1.3µm

The application of Ga:La:S-based glass for optical amplification at 1.3µm
The application of Ga:La:S-based glass for optical amplification at 1.3µm
The optical properties of praseodymium-doped low-phonon-energy glasses have recently attracted considerable attention for their potential application as a 1.3 µm Pr3+-doped optical fibre amplifier. Sulphide glasses based on Ga2S3 and La2S3 are amongst the lowest-phonon-energy glasses which are suitable for this application, with quantum efficiencies exceeding 50% currently measured on bulk samples in the laboratory. The purpose of this paper is to describe the thermal, optical and spectroscopic properties of Pr3+-doped sulphide-based glasses, present the results of amplifier modelling using the measured cross-sections, and report the progress to date in achievement of a Pr3+-doped sulphide-based fibre
0022-3093
292-296
Madeiros-Neto, J.A.
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Taylor, E.R.
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Madeiros-Neto, J.A., Taylor, E.R., Wang, J., Samson, B.N., Hewak, D.W., Laming, R.I., Payne, D.N., Tarbox, E.J., Maton, P.D., Roba, G.M., Kinsman, B.E. and Hanney, R. (1995) The application of Ga:La:S-based glass for optical amplification at 1.3µm. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 184, 292-296. (doi:10.1016/0022-3093(94)00627-X).

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The optical properties of praseodymium-doped low-phonon-energy glasses have recently attracted considerable attention for their potential application as a 1.3 µm Pr3+-doped optical fibre amplifier. Sulphide glasses based on Ga2S3 and La2S3 are amongst the lowest-phonon-energy glasses which are suitable for this application, with quantum efficiencies exceeding 50% currently measured on bulk samples in the laboratory. The purpose of this paper is to describe the thermal, optical and spectroscopic properties of Pr3+-doped sulphide-based glasses, present the results of amplifier modelling using the measured cross-sections, and report the progress to date in achievement of a Pr3+-doped sulphide-based fibre

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Published date: May 1995

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Local EPrints ID: 78160
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78160
ISSN: 0022-3093
PURE UUID: e540192e-8877-4ea0-93b2-97f6d5a80649
ORCID for D.W. Hewak: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2093-5773

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Last modified: 03 Apr 2019 00:37

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Author: J.A. Madeiros-Neto
Author: E.R. Taylor
Author: J. Wang
Author: B.N. Samson
Author: D.W. Hewak ORCID iD
Author: R.I. Laming
Author: D.N. Payne
Author: E.J. Tarbox
Author: P.D. Maton
Author: G.M. Roba
Author: B.E. Kinsman
Author: R. Hanney

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