Selective Co-doped Erbium Ti:LiNbO3 Waveguide Amplifiers
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The aim of this work was to demonstrate the fabrication and characterization of erbium-doped optical waveguide amplifiers in X-cut Y-propagating lithium niobate (LiNbO3) by erbium (Er) and titanium (Ti) co-diffusion. Optical small-signal internal gains up to +0.6 dB/cm at 1531 nm were measured for the transverse electric (TE) and magnetic (TM) modes by optical pumping at 1488 nm with a coupled optical pump power of 95 mW in four different optical waveguide amplifier lengths. The Er and Ti co-diffusion process has shown adequate internal gain efficiency in dB/mW and a beneficial path for the development of LiNbO3-based integrated optical devices. 2010 Copyright SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering.
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Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits XII
OPTOELECTRONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS XII
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Salas-Montiel, R., Solmaz, M. E., Tan, W. C., Song, X., Snider, W. T., & Madsen, C. K.
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Salas-Montiel, Rafael||Solmaz, Mehmet E||Tan, Wee Chong||Song, Xiaomin||Snider, William T||Madsen, Christi K
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