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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 4 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 678–685

Up conversion measurements in Er:YAG; comparison with 1.6 μm laser performance

Norman P. Barnes, Brian M. Walsh, Farzin Amzajerdian, Donald J. Reichle, George E. Busch, and William A. Carrion  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 678-685 (2011)

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Up conversion significantly affects Er:YAG lasers. Measurements performed here for low Er concentration are markedly different than reported high Er concentration. The results obtained here are used to predict laser performance and are compared with experimental results.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.5560) Lasers and laser optics : Pumping
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion

ToC Category:
Laser Materials

Original Manuscript: April 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 1, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2011
Published: July 22, 2011

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Norman P. Barnes, Brian M. Walsh, Farzin Amzajerdian, Donald J. Reichle, George E. Busch, and William A. Carrion, "Up conversion measurements in Er:YAG; comparison with 1.6 μm laser performance," Opt. Mater. Express 1, 678-685 (2011)

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