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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 12 — Jun. 13, 2005
  • pp: 4683–4692

Time domain analysis of optical amplification in Er3+ doped SiO2-TiO2 planar waveguide

D. Biallo, A. D’Orazio, M. De Sario, V. Petruzzelli, and F. Prudenzano  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 12, pp. 4683-4692 (2005)

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A time domain analysis of light amplification in an erbium doped silica-titania planar waveguide is reported. The investigation is performed by means of a home-made computer code which exploits the auxiliary differential equation scheme combined with the finite difference time domain technique to solve Maxwell’s equations and the rate equations. The simulation model takes into account the pump and input signal propagation, the secondary transitions pertaining to the ion-ion interactions and exploits the optical, spectroscopic and geometrical parameters measured on the fabricated waveguide.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 22, 2005
Revised Manuscript: May 24, 2005
Published: June 13, 2005

D. Biallo, A. D'Orazio, M. De Sario, V. Petruzzelli, and F. Prudenzano, "Time domain analysis of optical amplification in Er3+ doped SiO2-TiO2 planar waveguide," Opt. Express 13, 4683-4692 (2005)

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