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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2012
  • pp: 3339–3341

Mid-infrared waveguide lasers in rare-earth-doped YAG

Yingying Ren, Graeme Brown, Airán Ródenas, Stephen Beecher, Feng Chen, and Ajoy K. Kar  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 16, pp. 3339-3341 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003339


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Abstract

We report near-infrared (IR) to mid-IR (up to 3.4 μm wavelength) multimode waveguiding in deep buried channel waveguides fabricated inside rare-earth ion-doped ceramic YAG for the first time to our knowledge. Waveguide laser operation at around 2 μm wavelength with multi- or single-transverse modes is also preliminarily demonstrated from these waveguides.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2012
Published: August 6, 2012

Citation
Yingying Ren, Graeme Brown, Airán Ródenas, Stephen Beecher, Feng Chen, and Ajoy K. Kar, "Mid-infrared waveguide lasers in rare-earth-doped YAG," Opt. Lett. 37, 3339-3341 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-16-3339


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