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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1994
  • pp: 804–806

Optical and laser properties of (F2+)H centers in sulfur-doped NaCl

K. Möllmann and W. Gellermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 804-806 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000804


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Abstract

We report the production and main optical and laser properties of (F2+)H color centers in sulfur-doped NaCl crystals. Using a 1.06-μm Nd:YAG laser as the pump source, we realize continuous-wave and synchronously mode-locked laser operation. The laser is tunable over a remarkably large wavelength range of 1.43–2.0 μm. Output power levels are as much as ~800 mW near 1.6 μm; mode-locked pulse durations are typically 4–7 ps.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 30, 1993
Published: June 1, 1994

Citation
K. Möllmann and W. Gellermann, "Optical and laser properties of (F2+)H centers in sulfur-doped NaCl," Opt. Lett. 19, 804-806 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-11-804


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