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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 24 — Nov. 26, 2007
  • pp: 16097–16101

Direct diode-pumped laser operation of Cr3+- doped LiInGeO4 crystals

A. Fuerbach, M. Jeanty, M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and M. Lenzner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 24, pp. 16097-16101 (2007)

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Quasi-continuous wave (cw) laser action has been demonstrated by direct diode pumping of a new extremely broadband Cr3+-doped crystal. In contrast to previous works, where large-frame pump lasers have been employed, we have shown that low-power direct diode pumping of LiInGeO4 is feasible, opening up the way for realizing compact and efficient laser sources for telecommunication applications.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(160.6990) Materials : Transition-metal-doped materials

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: October 8, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 16, 2007
Published: November 20, 2007

A. Fuerbach, M. Jeanty, M. Y. Sharonov, A. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and M. Lenzner, "Direct diode-pumped laser operation of Cr3+- doped LiInGeO4 crystals," Opt. Express 15, 16097-16101 (2007)

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