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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2014
  • pp: 13784–13791

Multiple polarization orange and red laser emissions with Pr:BaY2F8

Alberto Sottile, Daniela Parisi, and Mauro Tonelli  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 13784-13791 (2014)

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We investigated the polarization of continuous-wave laser emission in the orange region, at 607 nm, and in the red region, at 639 nm and 643 nm, from a Pr:BaY2F8 (Pr:BYF) crystal, pumped by a 445 nm laser diode. We achieved linearly polarized emission along two optic axes of the crystal by changing its orientation with respect to the pump. Simultaneous emission of two orthogonal linear polarizations was observed in the orange region, at the same wavelength, and in the red region, with concurrent emission from the two separate lines.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: March 3, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 11, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2014
Published: May 30, 2014

Alberto Sottile, Daniela Parisi, and Mauro Tonelli, "Multiple polarization orange and red laser emissions with Pr:BaY2F8," Opt. Express 22, 13784-13791 (2014)

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