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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 39, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2000
  • pp: 4345–4347

Glass doped with PbS quantum dots for passive Q switching of a 1.54-µm laser

Alexander M. Malyarevich, Igor A. Denisov, Vasily G. Savitsky, Konstantin V. Yumashev, and Andrey A. Lipovskii  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 24, pp. 4345-4347 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.39.004345


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Abstract

By using a PbS-doped phosphate glass as an intracavity saturable absorber, we achieved passive Q switching of a 1.54-µm Er:Yb:glass laser. We obtained Q-switched pulses with 110-ns duration and 0.2-mJ energy. The saturation intensity at 1.54 µm was estimated to be ∼60 kW/cm2.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials

History
Original Manuscript: October 11, 1999
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2000
Published: August 20, 2000

Citation
Alexander M. Malyarevich, Igor A. Denisov, Vasily G. Savitsky, Konstantin V. Yumashev, and Andrey A. Lipovskii, "Glass doped with PbS quantum dots for passive Q switching of a 1.54-µm laser," Appl. Opt. 39, 4345-4347 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-39-24-4345

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