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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1794–1800

Growth, spectroscopic characterization, and laser performance of Nd:LuVO4, a new infrared laser material that is suitable for diode pumping

C. Maunier, J. L. Doualan, R. Moncorgé, A. Speghini, M. Bettinelli, and E. Cavalli  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 1794-1800 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.001794


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Abstract

The spectroscopic properties and laser operation of a new neodymium-doped vanadate crystal, Nd:LuVO4, grown by the flux technique are reported. Polarized absorption and emission spectra were recorded at low and room temperatures, excited-state absorption was measured near 1060 and 1340 nm, and laser emission at 1066 nm was obtained after pumping near 809 and 880 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

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C. Maunier, J. L. Doualan, R. Moncorgé, A. Speghini, M. Bettinelli, and E. Cavalli, "Growth, spectroscopic characterization, and laser performance of Nd:LuVO4, a new infrared laser material that is suitable for diode pumping," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1794-1800 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-8-1794


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