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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2013
  • pp: 455–457

Red and orange Pr3+:LiYF4 planar waveguide laser

Florent Starecki, Western Bolaños, Alain Braud, Jean-Louis Doualan, Gurvan Brasse, Abdelmjid Benayad, Virginie Nazabal, Bin Xu, Richard Moncorgé, and Patrice Camy  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 4, pp. 455-457 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.000455


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Abstract

In this Letter we report on room temperature continuous wave laser operation in the red (639 nm, P03F32) and orange (604 nm, P03H36) spectral regions of Pr3+-doped LiYF4 planar waveguides fabricated by liquid phase epitaxy. Output powers of 25 and 12 mW and slope efficiencies of 5% and 6% were achieved at 639 and 604 nm, respectively, by pumping with an optically pumped semiconductor laser operating at 479.2 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(160.3130) Materials : Integrated optics materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 8, 2013
Published: February 8, 2013

Citation
Florent Starecki, Western Bolaños, Alain Braud, Jean-Louis Doualan, Gurvan Brasse, Abdelmjid Benayad, Virginie Nazabal, Bin Xu, Richard Moncorgé, and Patrice Camy, "Red and orange Pr3+:LiYF4 planar waveguide laser," Opt. Lett. 38, 455-457 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-4-455

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