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High-power and high-gain organic dye-doped polymer optical fiber amplifiers: novel techniques for preparation and spectral investigation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18250709     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rhodamine B (RB), Rhodamine 6G (R6G), Oxazine 4 perchlorate (O4PC), and 4-Dicyanomethylene-2-methyl-6-(p-dimethylaminostyryl-4H-pyran)-doped graded-index (GI) polymer optical fiber amplifiers (POFA's) were successfully prepared by novel techniques to prevent degradation of organic dyes and to enhance solubility of the dyes in methyl methacrylate and in poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA). High-power (620 W) and high-gain (33-dB, 2070 times) amplification was achieved for RB-doped GI POFA's based on the spectral investigation of dyes in PMMA bulk. It should be noted that amplification in the low-loss region of polymer optical fibers was achieved in the R6G- and O4PC-doped GI POFA.
Authors:
A Tagaya; S Teramoto; E Nihei; K Sasaki; Y Koike
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1997 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-05     Completed Date:  2009-12-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  572-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223, Japan.
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