We report the growth, spectroscopy and laser results of Tm:BaY2F8 (doping density from 0.5% to 18%). We obtained 33% maximum slope efficiency. The lasing wavelength changes with the dopant concentration from 1927 to 2030nm.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
F. Cornacchia, D. Parisi, C. Bernardini, A. Toncelli, and M. Tonelli, "Efficient, diode-pumped Tm3+:BaY2F8 vibronic laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper PDP14.