The energy transfer coefficients for Tb<sup>3+</sup>-Yb<sup>3+</sup>-codoped silicate glasses was obtained by a rate equation model. The proposed model can be used to understand the amplification properties in the 0.54?m band under the 0.98?m pumping.
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T. Yamashita and Y. Ohishi, "Energy Transfer and Gain Analysis for Tb<sup>3+</sup>-Yb<sup>3+</sup>Co-Doped Silicate Glasses under the 0.98 ?m Excitation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CFS6.
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