Nd:Glass tapered planar waveguide laser

Hettrick, S.J., Li, C., Mackenzie, Jacob, Wilkinson, J.S. and Shepherd, D.P. (2001) Nd:Glass tapered planar waveguide laser. In, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS 2001.). 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) New York, US, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 125-126. (doi:10.1109/LEOS.2001.969205).


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We have demonstrated the first use of a tapered waveguide in a planar dielectric geometry. The Nd3+-doped BK7 glass laser had a threshold of 15mW, and a slope efficiency of 42% for a 20% output coupler when end-pumped by a Ti:sapphire laser.

Item Type: Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1109/LEOS.2001.969205
ISBNs: 0780371054
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science
ePrint ID: 17134
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Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2005
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 13:44
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/17134

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