We fabricated highly transparent Yb3+-doped rare-earth sesquioxide ceramics for solid-state lasers and demonstrated the ceramic lasers. The spectroscopic properties were measured for the low temperature laser operation.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
K. Takaichi, H. Yagi, T. S. Petrov, M. Tokurakawa, A. Shirakawa, K. Ueda, S. Hosokawa, T. Yanagitani, J. Kawanaka, and A. A. Kaminskii, "Laser and Spectroscopic Properties of Yb3+-doped Rare-earth Sesquioxide Ceramics," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics (TOPS), C. Denman and I. Sorokina, eds., Vol. 98 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper 134.
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