Efficient resonantly pumped tape cast composite ceramic Er: YAG laser at 1645 nm

N. Ter-Gabrielyan, L. D. Merkle, Elizabeth Rader Kupp, Gary Lynn Messing, M. Dubinskii

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Abstract

Laser operation of a composite ceramic Er:YAG rod is demonstrated at 1645 nm with a slope efficiency of 56.9% under resonant pumping at 1532.3 nm. This is believed to be the first reported composite ceramic Er:YAG laser and also the first reported use of a tape cast technique for producing laser ceramics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)922-924
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume35
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010

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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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