We present record power of 3.7 W from a CW Cr:ZnSe laser pumped directly with a diode laser. Power >1.5 W over the tuning range of 2200-2600 nm is presented. A first-of-kind demonstration of electro-optic tuning is also presented.
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G. J. Wagner, A. Schober, G. Bennett, J. Marquardt, and T. Carrig, "Multi-Watt Broadly-Tunable Diode-Pumped Cr:ZnSe Laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CTu2D.2.
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