Abstract

By measuring the photosensitivity of Ge-doped silica fibers over the 3.4–5.4-eV spectral range and from T=95 K to T=375 K, we demonstrate that different physical mechanisms take place depending on whether H2 is present. Without H2 the principal photosensitivity pathway involves excitation of a germanium oxygen-deficient center to its triplet state. In H2-loaded fibers the UV light excites the regular Ge—O bond, which then reacts with H2 to produce Si—OH or Ge—OH and a GeE? center.

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L. Skuja, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 149, 77 (1992).
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V. Grubsky, A. Skorucak, D. S. Starodubov, and J. Feinberg, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 87 (1999).
[CrossRef]

E. M. Dianov, D. S. Starodubov, S. A. Vasiliev, A. A. Frolov, and O. I. Medvedkov, Opt. Lett. 22, 221 (1997).
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[CrossRef]

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Vasiliev, S. A.

E. M. Dianov, D. S. Starodubov, S. A. Vasiliev, A. A. Frolov, and O. I. Medvedkov, Opt. Lett. 22, 221 (1997).
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P. J. Lemaire, A. M. Vengsarkar, W. A. Reed, and D. J. DiGiovanni, Appl. Phys. Lett. 66, 2034 (1995).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Wyatt, R.

D. L. Williams, B. J. Ainslie, R. Kashyap, G. D. Maxwell, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, and R. Wyatt, Proc. SPIE 2044, 55 (1993).
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K. Awazu, H. Kawazoe, and M. Yamahe, J. Appl. Phys. 68, 2713 (1990).
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P. J. Lemaire, A. M. Vengsarkar, W. A. Reed, and D. J. DiGiovanni, Appl. Phys. Lett. 66, 2034 (1995).
[CrossRef]

R. M. Atkins and R. P. Espindola, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 1068 (1997).
[CrossRef]

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J. Martin and F. Ouelette, Electron. Lett. 30, 811 (1994).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

V. Grubsky, A. Skorucak, D. S. Starodubov, and J. Feinberg, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 87 (1999).
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K. Awazu, H. Kawazoe, and M. Yamahe, J. Appl. Phys. 68, 2713 (1990).
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P. Cordier, C. Dalle, C. Depecker, P. Bernage, M. Douay, P. Niay, J.-F. Bayon, and L. Dong, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 224, 277 (1998).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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D. L. Williams, B. J. Ainslie, R. Kashyap, G. D. Maxwell, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, and R. Wyatt, Proc. SPIE 2044, 55 (1993).
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D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, J. Feinberg, and T. Erdogan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 11 of OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), postdeadline paper CPD24.

V. Grubsky, D. S. Starodubov, and J. Feinberg, in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Fibers and Waveguides:?Applications and Fundamentals, Vol. 17 of 1997 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 98.

E. M. Dianov, S. A. Vasiliev, A. S. Kurkov, O. I. Medvedkov, and V. N. Protopopov, in 22nd European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (ECOC `96) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 1996), p. 65.

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