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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1218–1220

Nearly quantum-defect-limited efficiency, resonantly pumped, Er 3 + : YVO 4 laser at 1593.5 nm

N. Ter-Gabrielyan, V. Fromzel, T. Lukasiewicz, W. Ryba-Romanowski, and M. Dubinskii  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 7, pp. 1218-1220 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.001218


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Abstract

Nearly quantum-defect-limited laser operation of a resonantly pumped Er 3 + : YVO 4 at 1593.5 nm is demonstrated. Maximum slope efficiency of 85 % and true CW power of 13 W at 1593.5 nm were achieved with a beam propagation factor of M 2 1.05 . This slope efficiency is, to the best of our knowledge, the highest efficiency ever reported for a crystalline Er-doped laser.

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 12, 2011
Revised Manuscript: February 28, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 1, 2011
Published: March 28, 2011

Citation
N. Ter-Gabrielyan, V. Fromzel, T. Lukasiewicz, W. Ryba-Romanowski, and M. Dubinskii, "Nearly quantum-defect-limited efficiency, resonantly pumped, Er3+:YVO4 laser at 1593.5 nm," Opt. Lett. 36, 1218-1220 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-7-1218


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