Ti:Sapphire-laser pumped s-curve and straight fs-laser-written Yb(7%):YAG waveguide lasers are demonstrated. With slope efficiencies of 73% for straight and more than 60% for curved waveguide lasers the possibility of fs-laser-written complex optical devices is demonstrated.
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T. Calmano, S. Müller, C. Kränkel, and G. Huber, "Curved Yb:YAG Waveguide Lasers," in Advanced Solid-State Lasers Congress, G. Huber and P. Moulton, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper ATu2A.2.
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