Diode-pumped cw tunable Er3+:Yb3+:YCOB laser at 1.5-1.6 μm

Pu Wang, Judith M. Dawes*, Phillip Burns, James A. Piper, Huaijin Zhang, Li Zhu, Xianlin Meng

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Abstract

A report on the investigation of laser operation of the novel material Er:Yb:YCa4O(BO3)3 (Er:Yb:YCOB) for the high 1.5-1.6 μm transition was presented. A tunable continuous wave (CW) laser emission from diode-pumped Er:Yb:YCOB lasers at room temperature was demonstrated. A 50 μm etalon was used and the wavelength tuning range was over 23 nm. Sum frequency conversion was also observed at 600 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-387
Number of pages5
JournalOptical Materials
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2002

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