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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 4458–4461

Demonstration of a cw room temperature mid-IR microlaser

Yang Deng, Ravinder K. Jain, and Mani Hossein-Zadeh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 15, pp. 4458-4461 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.004458


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Abstract

We report a demonstration of the first continuous-wave (cw) mid-IR microlaser operating at room temperature (RT). Our whispering-gallery-mode microlaser—operating at 2.71 μm—is based on a heavily erbium-doped high-Q ZBLAN microsphere optically pumped by a 980 nm diode laser; with a threshold pump power of <150μW.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3948) Lasers and laser optics : Microcavity devices

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 29, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 10, 2014
Published: July 24, 2014

Citation
Yang Deng, Ravinder K. Jain, and Mani Hossein-Zadeh, "Demonstration of a cw room temperature mid-IR microlaser," Opt. Lett. 39, 4458-4461 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-15-4458


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