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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1472–1474

Single-mode cw Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 laser using an external fiber grating

N. J. Vasa, T. Okada, M. Maeda, T. Mizunami, and O. Uchino  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 1472-1474 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001472


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Abstract

A Cr3+:LiSAF laser oscillator self-injection locked by an externally coupled fiber grating was constructed. Single-mode operation in a Cr3+:LiSAF laser was obtained by use of a 67%-reflectivity fiber grating that was fabricated with a holographic technique in which a narrow-band KrF UV laser exposure was used. This configuration permits the use of a fiber grating with optimum reflectivity for efficient single-mode operation.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 18, 1996
Published: September 15, 1996

Citation
N. J. Vasa, T. Mizunami, O. Uchino, T. Okada, and M. Maeda, "Single-mode cw Cr3+:LiSrAlF6 laser using an external fiber grating," Opt. Lett. 21, 1472-1474 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-18-1472


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