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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2005
  • pp: 1108–1110

Spontaneous decay rates in active waveguides

Andrés Anibal Rieznik and Gustavo Rigolin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 10, pp. 1108-1110 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001108


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Abstract

We present a new method of measuring the guided, radiated, and total decay rates in uniform waveguides. It is also shown theoretically that large modifications of the total decay rate can be achieved in realistic erbium-doped fiber amplifiers and erbium-doped waveguide amplifiers with effective mode area radii smaller than approximately 1 µm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2410) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, erbium
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits

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Andrés Anibal Rieznik and Gustavo Rigolin, "Spontaneous decay rates in active waveguides," Opt. Lett. 30, 1108-1110 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-10-1108


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