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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2003
  • pp: 567–569

Room-temperature grating-based morphological hole burning in Sm 2+-doped g lass powders

Koji Fujita, Yoshihiro Ohashi, and Kazuyuki Hirao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 7, pp. 567-569 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000567


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Abstract

We have observed grating-based morphological hole burning in Sm2+ -doped glass powders at room temperature. When photobleaching on the 4f6–4f55d transition of Sm2+ is combined with multiple light scattering, holes are produced in frequency and wave-vector domains. The hole profile depends on the amount of light absorption of Sm2+ ; it sharpens as the absorption decreases. The variation of the hole shape is explained theoretically based on a diffusion approximation.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

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Koji Fujita, Yoshihiro Ohashi, and Kazuyuki Hirao, "Room-temperature grating-based morphological hole burning in Sm 2+-doped g lass powders," Opt. Lett. 28, 567-569 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-7-567


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