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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2005
  • pp: 19–

Optical Gain at 1.5 µm in Nanocrystal Si-Sensitized Er-Doped Silica Waveguide Using Top-Pumping 470 nm LEDs

Jinku Lee, Jung H. Shin, and Namkyoo Park

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 19- (2005)


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Abstract

This paper demonstrates optical gain at 1.5 µm in Si-nanocrystal-sensitized, Er-doped silica waveguide using a commercial, low-cost 470 nm LED in top-pumping configuration. Experimental evidence of full inversion with maximum possible gain of 3 dB/cm is presented. Possible application of Si-nanocrystal-sensitized, Er-doped silica for silicon-based microphotonics is also presented.

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Jinku Lee, Jung H. Shin, and Namkyoo Park, "Optical Gain at 1.5 µm in Nanocrystal Si-Sensitized Er-Doped Silica Waveguide Using Top-Pumping 470 nm LEDs," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 19- (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-23-1-19


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