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Chalcogenide glass microsphere laser

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Laser action has been demonstrated in chalcogenide glass microsphere. A sub millimeter neodymium-doped gallium lanthanum sulphide glass sphere was pumped at 808 nm with a laser diode and single and multimode laser action demonstrated at wavelengths between 1075 and 1086 nm. The gallium lanthanum sulphide family of glass offer higher thermal stability compared to other chalcogenide glasses, and this, along with an optimized Q-factor for the microcavity allowed laser action to be achieved. When varying the pump power, changes in the output spectrum suggest nonlinear and/or thermal effects have a strong effect on laser action.

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Elliott, Gregor R., Murugan, G.Senthil, Wilkinson, James S., Zervas, Michalis N. and Hewak, Daniel W. (2010) Chalcogenide glass microsphere laser Optics Express, 18, (25), pp. 26720-26727. (doi:10.1364/OE.18.026720).

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Published date: December 2010
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre

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Local EPrints ID: 177029
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/177029
ISSN: 1094-4087
PURE UUID: 0692f660-143d-42d2-9c67-cde0a3a0a4da
ORCID for G.Senthil Murugan: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2733-3273
ORCID for James S. Wilkinson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4712-1697
ORCID for Daniel W. Hewak: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2093-5773

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Date deposited: 14 Mar 2011 11:34
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:06

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Author: Gregor R. Elliott
Author: G.Senthil Murugan ORCID iD
Author: Michalis N. Zervas
Author: Daniel W. Hewak ORCID iD

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