Up conversion significantly affects Er:YAG lasers. Measurements done here for low Er concentration are significantly smaller than reported high Er results. Results are used to predict laser performance and results are compared with experiment.
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N. Barnes, F. Amzajerdian, B. Walsh, D. Reichle, G. Busch, and W. Carrion, "Measurement Of Up Conversion In Er:YAG And Comparison With Laser Performance," in Advances in Optical Materials, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper AIThB9.
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