Diode pumped quasi-continuous-wave oscillation of Floating-Zone-grown Tm,Ho:GdVO4 was demonstrated at room temperature. Slope efficiency of 7.1 % and threshold of averaged pump power of 65 mW were achieved at a pumping duty ratio of 0.083.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
Y. Urata, H. Machida, M. Higuchi, K. Kodaira, and S. Wada, "Diode-Pumped Tm,Ho:GdVO4 Laser at Room Temperature," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MF13.
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