Nd:ASL crystals Sr1-xLax-yNdyMgxAl12-xO19 (0.05 ≤x≤ 0.5; y=0.05) were grown by Czochralski. 1.67W of 900nm output power was obtained under Ti:sapphire pumping. Intracavity SHG experiments gave 320mW of 450nm blue power with BiB3O6 nonlinear crystal.
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C. Varona, P. Loiseau, G. Aka, B. Ferrand, and V. Lupei, " 450 nm Blue Laser Emission by Frequency Doubling of CW Oscillation of Neodymium Doped Strontium and Lanthanum Aluminate (Nd:ASL)," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MD3.