Intense emission peaking at 2.18 µm was successfully obtained from erbium upon rigorous engineering of its glass host. Highly localized crystallization of erbium sites is substantiated by micro Raman and micro-PL along with TEM.
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R. Morea, T. Teddy-Fernandez, A. Miguel, M. Hernandez, J. M. Ulloa, J. M. Fernandez, R. Balda, J. Solis, and J. Gonzalo, "2.18 µm Mid IR emission from highly transparent Er<sup>3+</sup> doped tellurite glass ceramic for bio applications," in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper JTu4A.101.
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