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  • Vol. 34, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 1995
  • pp: 8272–8275

Room-temperature 1.643-μm Er3+:Y3Sc2Ga3O12 (Er:YSGG) laser

Kalin Spariosu, Milton Birnbaum, and Milan Kokta  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 34, Issue 36, pp. 8272-8275 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.34.008272


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Abstract

Laser operation at 1.643 μm (4I13/24I15/2) in Er3+:Y3Sc2Ga3O12 (Er:YSGG) at 300 K is reported. An Er:glass laser (1.532 μm) was used in an end-pumping arrangement to obtain laser output from a 1-cm-long 0.7% Er(3% Yb, 1% Cr):YSGG crystal in an external cavity. The Er:YSGG laser exhibited an 18-mJ threshold and a 10% slope efficiency.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 2, 1995
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 1995
Published: December 20, 1995

Citation
Kalin Spariosu, Milton Birnbaum, and Milan Kokta, "Room-temperature 1.643-μm Er3+:Y3Sc2Ga3O12 (Er:YSGG) laser," Appl. Opt. 34, 8272-8275 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-34-36-8272


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