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Epitaxial thin film and ion-implanted waveguide lasers

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We report two methods of producing planar technology waveguides for low threshold laser operation. Ion-implantation can make waveguides in many materials with waveguide laser operation so far observed in YAG, GGG, YAP, LiNbO3, BGO and glass, doped with Nd3+, Yb3+, and Tm3+. 2D and 3D guides have been fabricated and propagation losses as low as 0.15dB/cm can be obtained. Liquid-phase epitaxial thin film growth has so far produced Nd3+ and Yb3+ doped YAG, 2D waveguide lasers. Extension to new materials and production of 3D guides is currently under consideration. These guides have losses as low as 0.05dB/cm and have potential both as low threshold longitudinally pumped lasers and high average power side pumped devices.

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Shepherd, D.P., Hanna, D.C., Jones, J.K., Large, A.C., Tropper, A.C., Chandler, P.J., Kakarantzas, G., Townsend, P.D., Zhang, L., Chartier, I., Ferrand, B. and Pelenc, D. (1993) Epitaxial thin film and ion-implanted waveguide lasers At International Symposium on Optoelectronic Materials, United States. 01 Nov 1993.

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Published date: 1993
Venue - Dates: International Symposium on Optoelectronic Materials, United States, 1993-11-01 - 1993-11-01

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Local EPrints ID: 77305
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77305
PURE UUID: e9fa301c-c2c6-44a5-ad78-00424f5afdc2
ORCID for D.P. Shepherd: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4561-8184

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:33

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Author: D.P. Shepherd ORCID iD
Author: D.C. Hanna
Author: J.K. Jones
Author: A.C. Large
Author: A.C. Tropper
Author: P.J. Chandler
Author: G. Kakarantzas
Author: P.D. Townsend
Author: L. Zhang
Author: I. Chartier
Author: B. Ferrand
Author: D. Pelenc

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