MRS Proc. 2001 DOI: 10.1557/proc-688-c9.7.1 View full text
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Andrew R. Teren, Seong-Soo Kim, Seng-Tiong Ho, Bruce W. Wessels

Abstract: AbstractThe factors affecting optical gain were studied for Er-doped BaTiO3 thin film waveguides. Er-doped BaTiO3 with dopant concentrations of 0.3 – 9 at.% was deposited by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition. The luminescence efficiency was maximized by optimizing the growth temperature and erbium concentration as well as by post-deposition annealing. Stimulated emission was studied using the pump-probe technique over the spectral range of 1,520-1,550 nm. A maximum differential gain of 3 dB/cm was measur…

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