Tunable coupled-cavity waveguide laser at room temperature in Nd-diffused Ti:LiNbO3


Amin, J., Hempstead, M., Román, J.E. and Wilkinson, J.S. (1994) Tunable coupled-cavity waveguide laser at room temperature in Nd-diffused Ti:LiNbO3 Optics Letters, 19, (19), pp. 1541-1543. (doi:10.1364/OL.19.001541).

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We report on a Y-junction channel waveguide laser, operating at room temperature, in Nd-diffused Ti:LiNbO3. Pumping was performed with a cw Ti:Al2O3 laser operating at 816 nm. With feedback provided only by the polished end faces of the device, a cw lasing threshold of ~39-mW launched pump power was obtained, with a slope efficiency of ~35%. Using 95% reflectivity mirrors at the waveguide ends, we reduced the lasing threshold to ~4 mW, with a slope efficiency of ~2.6%. Tuning of the lasing signal over a range of 2.3 nm around a center wavelength of 1092.7 nm was demonstrated, with a monolithically integrated phase modulator.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OL.19.001541
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:23
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78245

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