A new class of 2μm waveguide lasers produced by fs directwriting of Tm3+ and Ho3+ doped ZBLAN glass

D. G. Lancaster*, S. Gross, S. Ng, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, T. M. Monro, A. Fuerbach, M. J. Withford

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Abstract

We report Tm3+ and Ho3+ doped ZBLAN waveguide lasers that operate at 1880 nm and 2046 nm, respectively. The Tm3+ laser achieved 48mW with a 50% slope efficiency, and we report the first lasing of a Ho3+ waveguide laser in any form.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2011
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages989-991
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780977565771
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim - Sydney
Duration: 28 Aug 20111 Sep 2011

Conference

ConferenceInternational Quantum Electronics Conference and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim
CitySydney
Period28/08/111/09/11

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