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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 2002
  • pp: 7052–7057

Temperature dependence of the 1.06-µm stimulated emission cross section of neodymium in YAG and in GSGG

Alexandra Rapaport, Shengzhi Zhao, Guohua Xiao, Andrew Howard, and Michael Bass  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 33, pp. 7052-7057 (2002)

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A linear temperature dependence between -70 °C and +70 °C is reported for the peak stimulated emission cross section of Nd3+ ions in both yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) and gadolinium scandium gallium garnet (GSGG).

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2002
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2002
Published: November 20, 2002

Alexandra Rapaport, Shengzhi Zhao, Guohua Xiao, Andrew Howard, and Michael Bass, "Temperature dependence of the 1.06-µm stimulated emission cross section of neodymium in YAG and in GSGG," Appl. Opt. 41, 7052-7057 (2002)

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