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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1999
  • pp: 19–21

Continuous-wave broadly tunable Cr2+:ZnSe laser

Gregory J. Wagner, Timothy J. Carrig, Ralph H. Page, Kathleen I. Schaffers, Jean-Oliver Ndap, Xiaoyan Ma, and Arnold Burger  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 19-21 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000019


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Abstract

We report room-temperature operation of an all-solid-state broadly tunable continuous-wave Cr2+:ZnSe laser. Output power of 250 mW, an absorbed power slope efficiency of 63%, and continuous tunability from 2138 to 2760 nm are demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3460) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers

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Gregory J. Wagner, Timothy J. Carrig, Ralph H. Page, Kathleen I. Schaffers, Jean-Oliver Ndap, Xiaoyan Ma, and Arnold Burger, "Continuous-wave broadly tunable Cr2+:ZnSe laser," Opt. Lett. 24, 19-21 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-1-19


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