Optical Properties of Erbium Doped Tellurite Glasses


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This paper presents the optical properties of erbium doped tellurite glasses with the composition of 55TeO2-2Bi2O3-35ZnO-5PbO-(3-x)Na2O-xEr2O3 where x = 0, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, and 3.0 mol% . Refractive index of the glasses was measured using Brewster’s angle method and their optical absorption spectra were measured in spectral range 200 – 1100 nm recorded at room temperature. The results show that the glass refractive index increases with the increase of Er3+ ion content in the glass and the optical band gap energy decreases with the increase of erbium content in the glass.



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Tjokorda Gde Tirta Nindhia, Hendra Suherman, Brian Yuliarto




M. N. R. Jauhariyah et al., "Optical Properties of Erbium Doped Tellurite Glasses", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 864, pp. 37-41, 2016

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August 2016




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