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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Optical And Spectroscopic Characterization Of Er3+-yb 3+co-doped Tellurite Glasses And Fibers|
|Abstract:||Optical and spectroscopic properties of Er3+-Yb3+ co-doped TeO2-WO3-Nb2O5-Na 2O-Al2O3 glasses and fibers were investigated. Emission spectra and fluorescence lifetimes of 4I13/2 level of Er3+ion as a function of rare earth concentration and fiber length were measured in glasses. Results show that the self-absorption effect broadens the spectral bandwidth of 4I13/2→ 4I15/2 transition and lengthens the lifetime significantly from 3.5 to 4.6 ms. Fibers were fabricated by the rod-in-tube technique using a Heathway drawing tower. The emission power of these Er3+-Yb 3+ co-doped Step Index Tellurite Fibers (SITFs; lengths varying from 2 to 60 cm) were generated by a 980 nm diode laser pump and then the emission power spectra were acquired with an OSA. The maximum emission power spectra, within the 1530-1560 nm region, were observed for fiber lengths ranging from 3 to 6 cm. The highest bandwidth obtained was 108 nm for 8 cm fiber length around 1.53 μm. © 2014 Published by Elsevier B.V.|
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