Concentration and temperature dependence of the emission lifetime was investigated for the Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals. Continuous-wave Cr:ZnSe laser with an output power of 152 mW has been demonstrated under diode pumping at 1.77 µm.
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V. E. Kisel, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Konstantinov, L. I. Postnova, V. I. Levchenko, E. Sorokin, and I. Sorokina, "Emission lifetime measurements and laser performance of Cr:ZnSe under diode pumping at 1770 nm," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WB16.
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