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Fabrication, spectroscopy and laser performance of Nd3+-doped single-mode lead-silicate glass-fibres

Fabrication, spectroscopy and laser performance of Nd3+-doped single-mode lead-silicate glass-fibres
Fabrication, spectroscopy and laser performance of Nd3+-doped single-mode lead-silicate glass-fibres
The fabrication of a highly efficient Nd3+-doped single-mode fiber laser operating at 1.06km is described. The Nd3+ is introduced by doping Nd2O3 into a multicomponent (flint) lead-silicate glass host, Schott commercial optical glass FV. A fabrication technique for doping rare-earth evenly into commercial optical glasses is demonstrated. Spectroscopic properties relevant to laser operation in the Nd3+-doped lead-silicate glass fibers were measured and the influence of Pb2+ ions on the spectral properties was analyzed. Owing to the long lifetime and large absorption and emission cross-sections of Nd3+ in this lead-silicate glass host, a high-performance Nd3+-doped lead-silicate fibre laser device operating at 1.06µm has been successfully demonstrated.
0022-3093
207-217
Wang, J.
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Reekie, L.
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Brocklesby, W.S.
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Wang, J.
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Wang, J., Reekie, L., Brocklesby, W.S., Chow, Y.T. and Payne, D.N. (1995) Fabrication, spectroscopy and laser performance of Nd3+-doped single-mode lead-silicate glass-fibres. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 180 (2-3), 207-217. (doi:10.1016/0022-3093(94)00474-9).

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Abstract

The fabrication of a highly efficient Nd3+-doped single-mode fiber laser operating at 1.06km is described. The Nd3+ is introduced by doping Nd2O3 into a multicomponent (flint) lead-silicate glass host, Schott commercial optical glass FV. A fabrication technique for doping rare-earth evenly into commercial optical glasses is demonstrated. Spectroscopic properties relevant to laser operation in the Nd3+-doped lead-silicate glass fibers were measured and the influence of Pb2+ ions on the spectral properties was analyzed. Owing to the long lifetime and large absorption and emission cross-sections of Nd3+ in this lead-silicate glass host, a high-performance Nd3+-doped lead-silicate fibre laser device operating at 1.06µm has been successfully demonstrated.

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Published date: 1995

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Local EPrints ID: 78282
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78282
ISSN: 0022-3093
PURE UUID: a7ebd45a-81fd-4d4e-a1d0-9e43d763707e
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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