Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 593–602 | Cite as

Numerical investigation of mid-infrared emission from Pr\(^{3+}\) doped GeAsGaSe fibre

  • Ayodele Oladeji
  • Lukasz Sojka
  • Zhuoqi Tang
  • David Furniss
  • Andrew Phillips
  • Angela Seddon
  • Trevor Benson
  • Slawomir Sujecki
Article

Abstract

The experimentally obtained luminescence characteristics of a praseodymium (Pr\(^{3+})\) doped chalcogenide glass fiber are studied numerically using a rate equation approach. The numerical model includes both the radiative and non-radiative transition paths whilst it neglects the up-conversion processes. Photoluminescence spectra at mid-infrared wavelengths ranging from 3.5 to 6  \({\upmu }\)m were obtained by using two pump wavelengths: 1.55 and 1.94  \({\upmu }\)m. A good agreement between the experiment and theory is obtained for the photoluminescence decay profiles.

Keywords

Praseodymium Chalcogenide glass Mid-infrared 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayodele Oladeji
    • 1
  • Lukasz Sojka
    • 2
  • Zhuoqi Tang
    • 1
  • David Furniss
    • 1
  • Andrew Phillips
    • 1
  • Angela Seddon
    • 1
  • Trevor Benson
    • 1
  • Slawomir Sujecki
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Electrical Systems and Optics, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Institute of Telecommunications and AcousticsWroclaw UniversityWroclawPoland

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