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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 18 — Sep. 3, 2007
  • pp: 11530–11535

Athermal emission in Yb,Er:glass

John Koroshetz, Brian Brickeen, Stephan Fahr, Alexandra Rapaport, and Michael Bass  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 18, pp. 11530-11535 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.011530


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Abstract

We report on the temperature dependent spectroscopic properties of Yb3+ and Er3+ co-doped glass gain media in the eye-safe spectral region. Measurements suggest that judicious selection of the operating wavelength can lead to a laser output with minimal dependence on the temperature of the gain medium.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: May 11, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 15, 2007
Published: August 27, 2007

Citation
John Koroshetz, Brian Brickeen, Stephan Fahr, Alexandra Rapaport, and Michael Bass, "Athermal emission in Yb,Er:glass," Opt. Express 15, 11530-11535 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-18-11530


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