Graphene-based passive Q-switching of a Tm3+:ZBLAN short-infrared waveguide laser

Ju Han Lee, S. Gross, B. V. Cunning, C. L. Brown, D. Kielpinski, T. M. Monr, D. G. Lancaster

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We report a passively Q-switched 1.9m thulium ZBLAN waveguide laser based on an extended cavity containing a flake-graphene saturable absorber film. The 790nm diode-laserpumped laser produces up to 6 mW with ∼1.4s pulses at ∼25 kHz.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO 2014
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology : Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOSA Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (2014) - San Jose, California
Duration: 8 Jun 201413 Jun 2014


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (2014)
CitySan Jose, California


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