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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 8 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1511–1514

First ceramic laser in the visible spectral range

T. T. Basiev, V.A. Konyushkin, D. V. Konyushkin, M. E. Doroshenko, G. Huber, F. Reichert, N.-O. Hansen, and M. Fechner  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 1, Issue 8, pp. 1511-1514 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.1.001511


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Abstract

Results for new fluoride ceramics doped with praseodymium ions in which, to the best of our knowledge, for the first time a laser in the visible spectral range (639 nm) was obtained under GaInN blue laser diode optical pumping. In our experiments, CW operation with lasing threshold less than 100 mW of absorbed pump power and slope efficiency exceeding 9% was realized.

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OCIS Codes
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Laser Materials

History
Original Manuscript: July 25, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 2, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2011
Published: November 4, 2011

Citation
T. T. Basiev, V.A. Konyushkin, D. V. Konyushkin, M. E. Doroshenko, G. Huber, F. Reichert, N.-O. Hansen, and M. Fechner, "First ceramic laser in the visible spectral range," Opt. Mater. Express 1, 1511-1514 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-1-8-1511


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