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Thermal and luminescent properties of 2 μm emission in thulium-sensitized holmium-doped silicate-germanate glass

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In this paper, we present the luminescent properties of Tm3+∕Ho3+ co-doped new glass. A series of silicategermanate glass was prepared by the conventional melt-quenching method. In the Tm3+∕Ho3+ co-doped silicategermanate glass, a strong emission of 2 μm originating from the Ho3+:5I7 → 5I8 transition can be observed under conventional 808 nm pumping. The characteristic temperatures, structure, and absorption spectra have been measured. The radiative properties of Ho33+ in the prepared glass were calculated. The emission cross section of Ho33+ ions transition can reach 4.78 × 10?21 cm2 around 2 μm, and the FWHM is as high as 153 nm. The energy transfer efficiency between Ho3+ and Tm3+ has a large value (52%), which indicates the Tm3+∕Ho3+ co-doped silicategermanate glass is a suitable candidate for the 2 μm laser. Moreover, the energy transfer mechanism between Tm3+ and Ho3+ ions was investigated.(61370049, 61308090, 61405182, 51172252, 51372235, 51472225); International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China (2013DFE63070); Public TechnicalInternational Cooperation Project of the Science Technology Department of Zhejiang Province (2015c340009).

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DOI:10.1364/prj.4.000214

基金项目:Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province of China (LY15E020009, LY13F050003, LR14E020003); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

收稿日期:2016-07-06

修改稿日期:2016-08-27

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Rong Chen:College of Materials Science and Engineering, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
Ying Tian:Institute of Optoelectronic Technology, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
Bingpeng Li:College of Materials Science and Engineering, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
Xufeng Jing:Institute of Optoelectronic Technology, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
Junjie Zhang:College of Materials Science and Engineering, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
Shiqing Xu:College of Materials Science and Engineering, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, Chinaemail:sxucjlu@163.com
Hellmut Eckert:Institut für Physikalische Chemie, WWU Münster, Corrensstra?e 30, D 48149 Münster, Germany
Xianghua Zhang:Laboratory of Glasses and Ceramics, UMR 6226 CNRS-University of Rennes Cedex 135042, France

联系人作者:Ying Tian(tianyingcjlu@163.com)

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引用该论文

Rong Chen, Ying Tian, Bingpeng Li, Xufeng Jing, Junjie Zhang, Shiqing Xu, Hellmut Eckert, and Xianghua Zhang, "Thermal and luminescent properties of 2 μm emission in thulium-sensitized holmium-doped silicate-germanate glass," Photonics Research 4(6), 214-221 (2016)

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