Characterization of the optical gain in doped polymer optical fibres

I. Parola, M. A. Illarramendi, J. Arrue, I. Ayesta, F. Jiménez, J. Zubia, A. Tagaya, Y. Koike

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Abstract

The properties of the amplified spontaneous emission in rhodamine-6G doped graded-index polymer optical fibres of two different dopant concentrations have been analyzed by using the Variable Stripe Length method, both theoretically and experimentally. A theoretical model based on the laser rate equations describes the dependence of the emitted spectrum on the pumped length successfully. The fibre gains and their dependence on the dopant concentration have been analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Luminescence
Volume177
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Sep 1

Keywords

  • Amplified spontaneous emission
  • Light-emitting polymers
  • Optical gain
  • Polymer optical fibers
  • Rhodamine 6G
  • Variable stripe length method

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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