WO2001061802A3 - Polymer blends for optical amplification - Google Patents

Polymer blends for optical amplification

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WO2001061802A3
WO2001061802A3 PCT/US2001/004874 US0104874W WO2001061802A3 WO 2001061802 A3 WO2001061802 A3 WO 2001061802A3 US 0104874 W US0104874 W US 0104874W WO 2001061802 A3 WO2001061802 A3 WO 2001061802A3
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polymer
element
optical
fully
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PCT/US2001/004874
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French (fr)
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Robert A Norwood
Anthony F Garito
Anna Panackal
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Photon X Inc
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01SDEVICES USING STIMULATED EMISSION
    • H01S3/00Lasers, i.e. devices for generation, amplification, modulation, demodulation, or frequency-changing, using stimulated emission, of infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet waves
    • H01S3/05Construction or shape of optical resonators; Accommodation of active medium therein; Shape of active medium
    • H01S3/06Construction or shape of active medium
    • H01S3/063Waveguide lasers, i.e. whereby the dimensions of the waveguide are of the order of the light wavelength
    • H01S3/067Fibre lasers
    • H01S3/06754Fibre amplifiers
    • CCHEMISTRY; METALLURGY
    • C08ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS; THEIR PREPARATION OR CHEMICAL WORKING-UP; COMPOSITIONS BASED THEREON
    • C08GMACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED OTHERWISE THAN BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING UNSATURATED CARBON-TO-CARBON BONDS
    • C08G79/00Macromolecular compounds obtained by reactions forming a linkage containing atoms other than silicon, sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon with or without the latter elements in the main chain of the macromolecule
    • C08G79/02Macromolecular compounds obtained by reactions forming a linkage containing atoms other than silicon, sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon with or without the latter elements in the main chain of the macromolecule a linkage containing phosphorus
    • C08G79/04Phosphorus linked to oxygen or to oxygen and carbon
    • CCHEMISTRY; METALLURGY
    • C08ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS; THEIR PREPARATION OR CHEMICAL WORKING-UP; COMPOSITIONS BASED THEREON
    • C08LCOMPOSITIONS OF MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS
    • C08L85/00Compositions of macromolecular compounds obtained by reactions forming a linkage in the main chain of the macromolecule containing atoms other than silicon, sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen and carbon; Compositions of derivatives of such polymers
    • C08L85/02Compositions of macromolecular compounds obtained by reactions forming a linkage in the main chain of the macromolecule containing atoms other than silicon, sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen and carbon; Compositions of derivatives of such polymers containing phosphorus
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/02Optical fibre with cladding with or without a coating
    • G02B6/02033Core or cladding made from organic material, e.g. polymeric material
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01SDEVICES USING STIMULATED EMISSION
    • H01S3/00Lasers, i.e. devices for generation, amplification, modulation, demodulation, or frequency-changing, using stimulated emission, of infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet waves
    • H01S3/05Construction or shape of optical resonators; Accommodation of active medium therein; Shape of active medium
    • H01S3/06Construction or shape of active medium
    • H01S3/063Waveguide lasers, i.e. whereby the dimensions of the waveguide are of the order of the light wavelength
    • H01S3/067Fibre lasers
    • H01S3/06708Constructional details of the fibre, e.g. compositions, cross-section, shape or tapering
    • H01S3/06716Fibre compositions or doping with active elements
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01SDEVICES USING STIMULATED EMISSION
    • H01S3/00Lasers, i.e. devices for generation, amplification, modulation, demodulation, or frequency-changing, using stimulated emission, of infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet waves
    • H01S3/14Lasers, i.e. devices for generation, amplification, modulation, demodulation, or frequency-changing, using stimulated emission, of infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet waves characterised by the material used as the active medium
    • H01S3/16Solid materials
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01SDEVICES USING STIMULATED EMISSION
    • H01S3/00Lasers, i.e. devices for generation, amplification, modulation, demodulation, or frequency-changing, using stimulated emission, of infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet waves
    • H01S3/14Lasers, i.e. devices for generation, amplification, modulation, demodulation, or frequency-changing, using stimulated emission, of infra-red, visible, or ultra-violet waves characterised by the material used as the active medium
    • H01S3/16Solid materials
    • H01S3/1691Solid materials characterised by additives / sensitisers / promoters as further dopants
    • H01S3/1698Solid materials characterised by additives / sensitisers / promoters as further dopants rare earth

Abstract

The present invention provides a polymer blend comprising a general composition including a rare earth element, an element of Group VIA, an element of Group VA, a first fully halogenated organic group, a second fully halogenated organic group, and one of a perfluoropolymer, a fluoropolymer, and an optical polymer. Methods of forming the polymer blend are also disclosed.
PCT/US2001/004874 2000-02-18 2001-02-16 Polymer blends for optical amplification WO2001061802A3 (en)

Priority Applications (4)

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US09/507,582 2000-02-18
US09507582 US6292292B1 (en) 2000-02-18 2000-02-18 Rare earth polymers, optical amplifiers and optical fibers
US72228200 true 2000-11-28 2000-11-28
US09/722,282 2000-11-28

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WO2003062868A1 (en) * 2002-01-18 2003-07-31 Photon-X, Inc. Optical polymer densification process and product made therefrom
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US4962995A (en) * 1989-06-16 1990-10-16 Gte Laboratories Incorporated Glasses for high efficiency erbium (3+) optical fiber lasers, amplifiers, and superluminescent sources
US5338607A (en) * 1992-01-20 1994-08-16 Central Glass Company, Limited 1.3 micrometer-band amplifying optical fiber preform
EP0775673A1 (en) * 1995-11-21 1997-05-28 Sumita Optical Glass, Inc. A fluorophosphate fluorescent glass capable of exhibiting fluorescence in the visible region
EP0989693A1 (en) * 1998-09-22 2000-03-29 PIRELLI CAVI E SISTEMI S.p.A. Optical amplification system including an Erbium-Ytterbium co-doped fiber

Patent Citations (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4962995A (en) * 1989-06-16 1990-10-16 Gte Laboratories Incorporated Glasses for high efficiency erbium (3+) optical fiber lasers, amplifiers, and superluminescent sources
US5338607A (en) * 1992-01-20 1994-08-16 Central Glass Company, Limited 1.3 micrometer-band amplifying optical fiber preform
EP0775673A1 (en) * 1995-11-21 1997-05-28 Sumita Optical Glass, Inc. A fluorophosphate fluorescent glass capable of exhibiting fluorescence in the visible region
EP0989693A1 (en) * 1998-09-22 2000-03-29 PIRELLI CAVI E SISTEMI S.p.A. Optical amplification system including an Erbium-Ytterbium co-doped fiber

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