Optical waveguide amplifier in Nd-doped glass written with near-IR femtosecond laser pulses

C. Florea, K.A. Winick, Y. Sikorski, A. Said, P. Bado
2000 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2000). Technical Digest. Postconference Edition. TOPS Vol.39 (IEEE Cat. No.00CH37088)  
A near-tR (77511111) femtosecond laser has k c t i uscd to diirctly wile n lcin long optid wavcguidc in Nd-dopcd silicate glnss. A gain or ISdWcm was obtaincd at a sigiid w:tvelength 01 1054um for -34inW of 514nin pump power, in front of thc input coupliiig objeclive.
doi:10.1109/cleo.2000.906817 fatcat:ppjq5gyjjveltm5yksws53nlxm