Waveguide Lasers in Rare Earth Doped Planar Silica

Bonar, James R (1995) Waveguide Lasers in Rare Earth Doped Planar Silica. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The aim of this project was to realise rare earth doped silica waveguide lasers. Particular attention was focused on the doping of the neodymium and erbium ions into the host glass. The host glass employed to fabricate low loss rare earth doped devices was based on the binary SiO2-P2O5 system. This was fabricated by the flame hydrolysis of SiCl4 and PCl3. This was subsequently updated for the metal halide POCl3. The deposited soot from the hydrolysis reaction was typically sintered at temperatures of 1375

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Stewart Aitchison
Keywords: Electrical engineering, Optics
Date of Award: 1995
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1995-75502
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 19:37
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 19:37
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/75502

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