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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 10 — Oct. 10, 2004
  • pp: 595–596

LD pumped 2-?m CW laser from Tm,Ho:GdVO4

Baoquan Yao, Xingbao Zhang, Yuezhu Wang, Wanjun He, Yufeng Li, and Youlun Ju  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 2, Issue 10, pp. 595-596 (2004)


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Abstract

A set of fiber-coupled continuous wave (CW) diode lasers has been used to pump Tm,Ho:GdVO4 and generate 2.048-?m laser radiation at liquid nitrogen temperature. The optical-optical efficiencies of 25%, output power of 3.5 W, and pumping threshold of 838 mW have been obtained and compared with those from Tm,Ho:YLF under identical experimental conditions.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched

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Baoquan Yao, Xingbao Zhang, Yuezhu Wang, Wanjun He, Yufeng Li, and Youlun Ju, "LD pumped 2-?m CW laser from Tm,Ho:GdVO4," Chin. Opt. Lett. 2, 595-596 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-2-10-595


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