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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 24 — Nov. 28, 2005
  • pp: 9881–9889

Performance analysis of nanocluster-Si sensitized Er-doped waveguide amplifier using top-pumped 470nm LED

Hansuek Lee, Jung H. Shin, and Namkyoo Park  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 24, pp. 9881-9889 (2005)

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We analyze the performance of nanocrystal-Si (nc-Si) sensitized Er-doped waveguide amplifier using coupled nc-Si-Erbium rate equation, and suggest novel structures / operation methods which can be used to enhance its performance figures. With 2-dimensional modified propagation equation applied for the pump / signal waves along with modest assumptions on design parameters, we show that 10dB of gain with 0dBm input signal can be achieved with currently available pump LED power.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

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Original Manuscript: September 26, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2005
Published: November 28, 2005

Hansuek Lee, Jung Shin, and Namkyoo Park, "Performance analysis of nanocluster-Si sensitized Er-doped waveguide amplifier using top-pumped 470nm LED," Opt. Express 13, 9881-9889 (2005)

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