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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: G. I. Stegeman
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1268–1275

Nonlinear optical properties and Q-switch performance of silica glasses doped with Cu x Se nanoparticles

Svetlana A. Zolotovskaya, Vasily G. Savitski, Pavel V. Prokoshin, Konstantin V. Yumashev, Valerij S. Gurin, and Alexander A. Alexeenko  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 23, Issue 7, pp. 1268-1275 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.23.001268


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Abstract

Glasses containing copper selenide nanoparticles ( Cu x Se ) reveal an intense absorption band peaking at 1 μ m ( 1.24 eV ) . The transient bleaching and intensity-dependent transmission of silica glasses with Cu x Se nanoparticles of different stoichiometry are studied with 1.08 μ m ( 1.15 eV ) picosecond pulses. The bleaching relaxation time decreases with a shift in the absorption band maximum to the lower photon energies. The dependence of absorption on the input energy of the pulses is saturationlike at the beginning of the plateau at 40 mJ cm 2 . Passive Q-switching of the Nd 3 + : K Gd ( W O 4 ) 2 laser at 1.067 μ m is realized with the Cu x Se -doped glasses for different x.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(160.6060) Materials : Solgel
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 3, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2006

Citation
Svetlana A. Zolotovskaya, Vasily G. Savitski, Pavel V. Prokoshin, Konstantin V. Yumashev, Valerij S. Gurin, and Alexander A. Alexeenko, "Nonlinear optical properties and Q-switch performance of silica glasses doped with CuxSe nanoparticles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1268-1275 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-23-7-1268


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