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Inorganic Liquid Hosts for Mid Infrared Lanthanide Lasers

Inorganic Liquid Hosts for Mid Infrared Lanthanide Lasers
Inorganic Liquid Hosts for Mid Infrared Lanthanide Lasers
Inorganic liquids such as phosphorous oxytrichloride and selenium oxychloride were very heavily researched as laser hosts many years ago. The only laser ion used was Nd3+, and as more convenient solid hosts such as glasses and YAG became available work on the liquids ceased. In this early work the lasers were large flashlamp pumped systems, and in this application there are further disadvantages arising from thermal expansion and high stimulated Raman cross sections, aside from the corrosion and toxicity problems in circulating systems sometimes containing litres of material.
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Brocklesby, W.S.
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Coleman, A.P.
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Rutt, H.N.
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Sarkies, J.R.
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Brocklesby, W.S.
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Coleman, A.P.
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Rutt, H.N.
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Sarkies, J.R.
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Brocklesby, W.S., Coleman, A.P., Rutt, H.N. and Sarkies, J.R. (1994) Inorganic Liquid Hosts for Mid Infrared Lanthanide Lasers. European CLEO Conference. 28 Aug - 02 Sep 1994.

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Abstract

Inorganic liquids such as phosphorous oxytrichloride and selenium oxychloride were very heavily researched as laser hosts many years ago. The only laser ion used was Nd3+, and as more convenient solid hosts such as glasses and YAG became available work on the liquids ceased. In this early work the lasers were large flashlamp pumped systems, and in this application there are further disadvantages arising from thermal expansion and high stimulated Raman cross sections, aside from the corrosion and toxicity problems in circulating systems sometimes containing litres of material.
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Published date: 1994
Venue - Dates: European CLEO Conference, 1994-08-28 - 1994-09-02
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre, Electronics & Computer Science

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Local EPrints ID: 258751
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/258751
PURE UUID: 64c7ba07-c83b-4f52-8cd5-4c48c2682937
ORCID for W.S. Brocklesby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2123-6712

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Date deposited: 16 Jan 2004
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:12

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