Spectroscopic properties of Cr2+ ions in ZnSe crystal under UV, Visible and MIR pumping are studied. Cr2+:ZnSe lasing using 532nm excitation is reported. Ionization mechanisms of Chromium ions responsible for energy transfer are discussed.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
A. Gallian, V. V. Fedorov, J. Kernal, S. B. Mirov, and V. V. Badikov, "Laser Oscillation at 2.4 μm from Cr2+ in Znse Optically Pumped over Cr Ionization Transitions," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MB12.
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