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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 19 — Sep. 13, 2010
  • pp: 20289–20297

Femtosecond laser written optical waveguide amplifier in phospho-tellurite glass

T. Toney Fernandez, S. M. Eaton, G. Della Valle, R. Martinez Vazquez, M. Irannejad, G. Jose, A. Jha, G. Cerullo, R. Osellame, and P. Laporta  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 19, pp. 20289-20297 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.020289


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Abstract

We report on the first demonstration of an optical waveguide amplifier in phospho-tellurite glass providing net gain at 1.5 μm. The device was fabricated using a high repetition rate femtosecond laser and exhibited internal gain across 100-nm bandwidth covering the entire C + L telecom bands.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 10, 2010
Published: September 8, 2010

Citation
T. Toney Fernandez, S. M. Eaton, G. Della Valle, R. Martinez Vazquez, M. Irannejad, G. Jose, A. Jha, G. Cerullo, R. Osellame, and P. Laporta, "Femtosecond laser written optical waveguide amplifier in phospho-tellurite glass," Opt. Express 18, 20289-20297 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-19-20289


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