Spectroscopy of Yb:Tm doped tellurite glasses for efficient infrared fiber laser

H. Gebavi, M. Taher, J. Lousteau, D. Milanese, S. Taccheo, A. Schulzgen, M. Ferraris, N. Peyghambarian

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We performed extensive spectroscopy of tellurite glasses doped with high concentration of Tm ions for laser emission at around 2 micron wavelength. The aim of the work is to develop a glass suitable for single-frequency fiber laser. In fact such a kind of laser require the use of short cavity length and therefore high gain per unit length medium. Tellurite glasses allows high-doping concentration and are therefore an excellent candidate. In these paper we review our recent results. In particular we address the optical and thermo-mechanical properties of several tellurite glasses (75mol%Te02.20mol%ZnO. 5mol%Na2O) with Tm3+ doping up to 111,564 ppm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Components and Materials VII
StatePublished - 2010
EventOptical Components and Materials VII - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 26 2010Jan 28 2010

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
ISSN (Print)0277-786X


OtherOptical Components and Materials VII
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA


  • Fiber laser
  • Tellurite glasses
  • Tm-doping

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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