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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1638–1644

Effect of chloride ion introduction on structural and 1.5 μm emission properties in Er 3 + -doped fluorophosphate glass

Ying Tian, Rongrong Xu, Lili Hu, and Junjie Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 28, Issue 7, pp. 1638-1644 (2011)

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Effects of chloride ion introduction on structural and 1.5 μm emission properties in Er 3 + -doped fluorophosphate have been investigated. The structural changes revealed by the measured Raman spectra indicate that the chloride ions have an important influence on the phonon density of host glasses. With increasing chloride content, the phonon density of fluorophosphate glasses decreases. The chloride modified fluorophosphate glasses possessing higher thermal stability are suitable for broadband amplifier fiber fabrication. Desirable thermal resistance properties and spectroscopic characteristics of Er 3 + -doped chloride fluorophosphate glass indicate that it is a promising material for 1.5 μm lasers.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(160.3130) Materials : Integrated optics materials
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

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Original Manuscript: February 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2011
Published: June 7, 2011

Ying Tian, Rongrong Xu, Lili Hu, and Junjie Zhang, "Effect of chloride ion introduction on structural and 1.5 μm emission properties in Er3+-doped fluorophosphate glass," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 1638-1644 (2011)

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