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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2013
  • pp: 1272–1275

Diode-pumped 2 μm tunable single-frequency Tm:LuAG laser with intracavity etalons

Lei Wang, Chunqing Gao, Mingwei Gao, Li Liu, and Fuyong Yue  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 6, pp. 1272-1275 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.001272


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Abstract

We report a laser-diode-pumped 2 μm single-frequency Tm:LuAG laser at room temperature. Two fused-silica etalons were used as mode selectors for the single-frequency operation. The maximum single-frequency output power was 616 mW at wavelength of 2021 nm, with a relative power stability of 0.61%. The wavelength tuning range of the single-frequency Tm:LuAG laser was 11 nm from 2018.714 to 2029.876 nm. The M2 factors were measured to be 1.38 and 1.36 in the x and y directions, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 29, 2013
Published: February 15, 2013

Citation
Lei Wang, Chunqing Gao, Mingwei Gao, Li Liu, and Fuyong Yue, "Diode-pumped 2 μm tunable single-frequency Tm:LuAG laser with intracavity etalons," Appl. Opt. 52, 1272-1275 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-6-1272


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