Cross-relaxation energy transfer in Tm 3+ doped tellurite glass

Jianfeng Wu, Shibin Jiang, Tiequn Qiu, Michael Morrell, Axel Schulzgen, Nasser Peyghambarian

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A self-calibrating fluorescence spectroscopy technique was applied to study cross-relaxation 3H 4, 3H 63F 4, 3F 4, and energy migration 3H 4, 3H 63F 4, 3F 4, of the Tm 3+ Ions doped in the tellurite glass. These glasses are investigated for their use in realization of 2 micron fiber lasers. Micro and macro-parameters of the energy transfer and migration were calculated by the means of the model of phonon-assistant multi-polar interaction and hoping mode. Steady rate equation analysis was used to fit the experimental fluorescence ratio of samples with different concentrations. We found that high-order (dipole-quadrupole) interaction was the dominant mechanism in the energy transfer of Thulium ions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number23
Pages (from-to)152-161
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - 2005
EventOptical Components and Materials II - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 24 2005Jan 25 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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