Guided wave fluorescence in thin film Er-doped barium titanate

D. M. Gill*, G. M. Ford, B. A. Block, Bruce W Wessels, Seng-Tiong Ho

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Guided-wave absorption and fluorescence in epitaxial Er:BaTiO3 thin film channel waveguides on MgO are reported. Guided-wave absorption is strongly dependent on post-growth annealing. Stimulated emission over a 40 nm bandwidth (λcenter ≈ 1.54 μm) has been achieved in oxygen-annealed waveguides. At 1.54 μm the absorption is reduced from ≈ -2 dB/cm to ≈ -1.3 dB/cm in a 2.2 mm long 5 μm wide channel waveguide due the presence of the pump light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-347
Number of pages5
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

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  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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