Continuous wave 2.9 μm dysprosium-doped fluoride fiber laser

Stuart D. Jackson*

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Continuous wave emission on the phonon terminated 6H 13/26H15/2 2.9 μm phonon terminated transition of Dy3+ was demonstrated. A maximum output power of 0.275 W was produced at a slope efficiency of 4.5 (4.1)% with respect to the absorbed pump power. Strong ground state absorption of the laser light in the spectral region ∼2.9 μm led to large values of the pump power being required to reach threshold.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1316-1318
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2003
Externally publishedYes

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