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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 19 — Sep. 23, 2013
  • pp: 22263–22268

Tri-wavelength laser generation based on neodymium doped disordered crystal waveguide

Yang Tan, Feng Chen, Javier Rodríguez Vázquez de Aldana, Haohai Yu, and Huaijin Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 19, pp. 22263-22268 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.022263


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Abstract

We demonstrate a tri-wavelength laser generation from a Nd-doped calcium niobium gallium garnet disordered crystal waveguide. The laser threshold obtained was 83 mW of launched pumping laser corresponding to a slope efficiency of 5.1%. According to the laser spectrum, the output light was found to be a tri-wavelength laser, with wavelengths of 1058 nm, 1060 nm and 1064 nm, respectively. The stability of the output laser was investigated, which found that the output laser was a continuous laser.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 22, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 5, 2013
Published: September 13, 2013

Citation
Yang Tan, Feng Chen, Javier Rodríguez Vázquez de Aldana, Haohai Yu, and Huaijin Zhang, "Tri-wavelength laser generation based on neodymium doped disordered crystal waveguide," Opt. Express 21, 22263-22268 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-19-22263


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