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  • Editor: C. Martijin de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 9 — Apr. 30, 2007
  • pp: 5477–5481

Broadband optical amplification in silicate glass-ceramic containing β-Ga2O3:Ni2+ nanocrystals

ShiFeng Zhou, HuaFang Dong, GaoFeng Feng, BoTao Wu, HePing Zeng, and JianRong Qiu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 9, pp. 5477-5481 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.005477


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Abstract

We demonstrate broadband optical amplification at 1.3 μm in silicate glass-ceramics containing β-Ga2O3:Ni2+ nanocrystals with 980 nm excitation for the first time. The optical gain efficiency is calculated to be about 0.283 cm-1 when the excitation power is 1.12 W. The optical gain shows similar wavelength dependence to luminescence properties.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(300.2140) Spectroscopy : Emission

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: February 12, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 11, 2007
Published: April 20, 2007

Citation
ShiFeng Zhou, HuaFang Dong, GaoFeng Feng, BoTao Wu, HePing Zeng, and JianRong Qiu, "Broadband optical amplification in silicate glass-ceramic containing β-Ga2O3:Ni2+ nanocrystals," Opt. Express 15, 5477-5481 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-9-5477


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