Abstract

New classes of erbium-doped silica-based planar waveguides are fabricated by the uniform deposition of photorefractive, low-phonon energy SnO<sub>2</sub> with 25% maximum molar composition. The optical properties reveal low attenuation coefficient of 0.5±0.2 dB/cm at 1.54 μm.

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