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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 6 — Mar. 19, 2007
  • pp: 3190–3194

1.5 μm single longitudinal mode waveguide laser fabricated by femtosecond laser writing

G. Della Valle, S. Taccheo, R. Osellame, A. Festa, G. Cerullo, and P. Laporta  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 6, pp. 3190-3194 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.003190


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Abstract

A compact and efficient single longitudinal mode laser based on a femtosecond laser written waveguide is demonstrated. A maximum output power exceeding 50 mW was measured in single longitudinal and transverse mode operation, with 21% slope efficiency. The active waveguide was fabricated on erbium-ytterbium-doped phosphate glass by direct writing with femtosecond laser pulses from a diode-pumped cavity-dumped oscillator.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 17, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 29, 2006
Published: March 19, 2007

Citation
G. Della Valle, S. Taccheo, R. Osellame, A. Festa, G. Cerullo, and P. Laporta, "1.5 μm single longitudinal mode waveguide laser fabricated by femtosecond laser writing," Opt. Express 15, 3190-3194 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-6-3190


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