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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 16 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 14823–14837

Fabrication and characterization of new Yb-doped zirconia-germano-alumino silicate phase-separated nano-particles based fibers

A. V. Kir’yanov, M.C. Paul, Yu. O. Barmenkov, S. Das, M. Pal, S. K. Bhadra, L. Escalante Zarate, and A. D. Guzman-Chavez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 16, pp. 14823-14837 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.014823


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Abstract

New zirconia-germano-alumino silicate, nano-particles based, Ytterbium doped fibers are obtained through the conventional modified chemical vapour deposition and solution doping techniques. The start fiber preforms are characterized by means of electron micro probe, energy dispersive x-ray, and electron diffraction analyses, revealing the presence of phase-separated nano-sized Ytterbium-rich areas in the core, while the final fibers are inspected in the sense of spectroscopy and laser properties.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 15, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 20, 2011
Published: July 18, 2011

Citation
A. V. Kir’yanov, M.C. Paul, Yu. O. Barmenkov, S. Das, M. Pal, S. K. Bhadra, L. Escalante Zarate, and A. D. Guzman-Chavez, "Fabrication and characterization of new Yb-doped zirconia-germano-alumino silicate phase-separated nano-particles based fibers," Opt. Express 19, 14823-14837 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-16-14823


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