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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 24 — Nov. 22, 2010
  • pp: 24516–24521

Continuous wave Nd:YAG channel waveguide laser produced by focused proton beam writing

Yicun Yao, Yang Tan, Ningning Dong, Feng Chen, and Andrew A. Bettiol  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 24, pp. 24516-24521 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.024516


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Abstract

We report on mirrorless continuous wave laser oscillation at 1064 nm from a 808 nm pumped Nd:YAG optical channel waveguide fabricated by 1 MeV focused proton beam writing. Pump power threshold has been found to be 94 mW with a laser slope efficiency of 40%. A maximum output power at 1064 nm for the waveguide laser is 63 mW at absorbed pump power of 247 mW.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 24, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 2, 2010
Published: November 9, 2010

Citation
Yicun Yao, Yang Tan, Ningning Dong, Feng Chen, and Andrew A. Bettiol, "Continuous wave Nd:YAG channel waveguide laser produced by focused proton beam writing," Opt. Express 18, 24516-24521 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-24-24516


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