Epitaxial Tm:YAG waveguide lasers at 2µm and upconversion fluorescence in the blue and UV regions


Shepherd, D.P., Large, A.C., Warburton, T.J., Tropper, A.C., Hanna, D.C., Borel, C., Rameix, A., Thony, Ph., Ferrand, B., Guy, S., Jaquier, B. and Joubert, M.F. (1994) Epitaxial Tm:YAG waveguide lasers at 2µm and upconversion fluorescence in the blue and UV regions. In, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Amsterdam, NL, 28 Aug - 02 Sep 1994.

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We report the growth and efficient, low threshold, diode-pumped, 2µm laser operation of Tm:YAG epitaxial planar waveguides. A room temperature avalanche upconversion process giving intense blue and uv fluorescence is also described

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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 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Physics and Astronomy
ePrint ID: 77177
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:56
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77177

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