Ti<sup>3+</sup>:Al<sup>2</sup>O<sup>3</sup>double-clad crystal fiber was grown for the first time. As much as 2.2 ?W of collimated broadband output power was obtained by using a 446-nm diode laser. The coherence length is 1.38 ?m.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.6630) Lasers and laser optics : Superradiance, superfluorescence
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.2285) Optical devices : Fiber devices and optical amplifiers
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