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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 9 — Apr. 23, 2012
  • pp: 9763–9768

Ridge waveguide lasers in Nd:GGG crystals produced by swift carbon ion irradiation and femtosecond laser ablation

Yuechen Jia, Ningning Dong, Feng Chen, Javier R. Vázquez de Aldana, Sh. Akhmadaliev, and Shengqiang Zhou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 9, pp. 9763-9768 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.009763


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Abstract

We report on the fabrication of ridge waveguide in Nd:GGG crystal by using swift C5+ ion irradiation and femtosecond laser ablation. At room temperature continuous wave laser oscillation at wavelength of ~1063 nm has been realized through the optical pump at 808 nm with a slope efficiency of 41.8% and the pump threshold is 71.6 mW.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 22, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 5, 2012
Published: April 13, 2012

Citation
Yuechen Jia, Ningning Dong, Feng Chen, Javier R. Vázquez de Aldana, Sh. Akhmadaliev, and Shengqiang Zhou, "Ridge waveguide lasers in Nd:GGG crystals produced by swift carbon ion irradiation and femtosecond laser ablation," Opt. Express 20, 9763-9768 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-9-9763


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