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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2460–2464

Temperature distribution in laser-cooled rare-earth doped solid-state samples

Galina Nemova and Raman Kashyap  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 27, Issue 12, pp. 2460-2464 (2010)

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We present a comprehensive investigation of the temperature distribution in laser-cooled cylindrical solid-state samples doped with rare-earth ions. We consider Yb 3 + -doped fluorozirconate samples pumped at a wavelength of 1015 nm with Gaussian and “Top-Hat” pump beams. The influence of the parameters of a beam on the temperature distribution is investigated in detail for optimizing the sample design for the all-optical cryocooler.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3320) Lasers and laser optics : Laser cooling
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: July 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 17, 2010
Published: November 3, 2010

Galina Nemova and Raman Kashyap, "Temperature distribution in laser-cooled rare-earth doped solid-state samples," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 27, 2460-2464 (2010)

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