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  • Vol. 3, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1986
  • pp: 134–139

Continuous-wave laser operation and quantum efficiency of titanium-doped sapphire

P. Albers, E. Stark, and G. Huber  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 134-139 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.3.000134


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Abstract

Cw laser action of Ti:Al2O3 under argon-ion laser pumping is presented. We analyze the free-running characteristics and the effective emission cross section of the laser. The temperature dependence of the 2E lifetime was measured from 4 to 650 K and is explained in a single-phonon model. The quantum efficiency of Ti:Al2O3 at room temperature is 80%.

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P. Albers, E. Stark, and G. Huber, "Continuous-wave laser operation and quantum efficiency of titanium-doped sapphire," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 3, 134-139 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-3-1-134


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