A diode-pumped, high gain, planar waveguide, Nd:Y3Al5O12 amplifier

Shepherd, D.P., Brown, C.T.A., Warburton, T.J., Hanna, D.C. and Tropper, A.C. (1997) A diode-pumped, high gain, planar waveguide, Nd:Y3Al5O12 amplifier. Applied Physics Letters, 71, (7), 876-878. (doi:10.1063/1.119675).


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We report the use of a 5 mm long planar Nd:YAG waveguide grown by liquid-phase epitaxy as an amplifier at 1.064 µm. In a double-pass configuration pumped by a 1.2 W diode-laser, small signal gains of 686 (28 dB) have been observed and efficient power extraction demonstrated with output powers of up to 290 mW being obtained

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1063/1.119675
ISSNs: 0003-6951 (print)
1077-3118 (electronic)
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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
ePrint ID: 77976
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
August 1997Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:12
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77976

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