High concentration Er3+-doped BaY2F8 crystal waveguides for broadband optical amplification at 1.5 µm

Year: 2005

Authors: Toccafondo V., Faralli S., Sani E., Toncelli A., Tonelli M., Di Pasquale F.

Autors Affiliation: NEST-Physics Department, University of Pisa, Largo Bruno Pontecorvo 3, 56127 Pisa, Italy; Scuola Superiore Sant\’Anna, Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy

Abstract: Integrated waveguide amplifiers based on high concentration Er3+ doped BaY2F8 crystals are numerically studied. Using realistic input data measured on grown crystal samples, we predict broad amplification bandwidth exceeding 80 nm with 1480 nm pumping.

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KeyWords: Amplification; Erbium; Light amplifiers; Optical switches, Crystal waveguides; Grown crystals; Input datas; Integrated waveguides; Optical amplifications, Broadband amplifiers
DOI: 10.1364/OAA.2005.MC4