We have demonstrated laser oscillation in a ceramic layered composite Nd:Y3Al5O12/Nd:Y3ScAl4O12. The slope efficiency was 39% even if uncoted material. After the investigation of spectroscopic property, the possibility of tailored fluorescence spectral profile was discussed.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, " Spectroscopic Properties and Laser Emission in Layer-by-Layer Type Nd:Y3ScAl4O12 / Nd:Y3Al5O12 Composite Ceramics," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuB3.
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