The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

A side-pumped Nd:YAG epitaxial waveguide laser

A side-pumped Nd:YAG epitaxial waveguide laser
A side-pumped Nd:YAG epitaxial waveguide laser
We report the first operation of a side-pumped crystal waveguide laser. Both diode array and dye laser side-pumping of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG planar waveguide laser have been demonstrated, with thresholds as low as 8 mW observed for a simple plane mirror cavity. Output slope efficiencies of 19% have also been demonstrated. The threshold and slope efficiency of this system is found to be in good agreement with a simple analytical model.
0030-4018
229-235
Hanna, D.C.
3da5a5b4-71c2-4441-bb67-21f0d28a187d
Large, A.C.
712e26d3-4e3b-467f-8f8c-d9e2dbc042b9
Shepherd, D.P.
9fdd51c4-39d6-41b3-9021-4c033c2f4ead
Tropper, A.C.
f3505426-e0d5-4e91-aed3-aecdb44b393c
Chartier, I.
5d44ca83-924c-43b9-b995-9c03c34fbea2
Ferrand, B.
6d708ea8-722e-4a6c-a7ea-54bc9121f620
Pelenc, D.
320be697-57ce-4b85-82bb-c18510d87f7f
Hanna, D.C.
3da5a5b4-71c2-4441-bb67-21f0d28a187d
Large, A.C.
712e26d3-4e3b-467f-8f8c-d9e2dbc042b9
Shepherd, D.P.
9fdd51c4-39d6-41b3-9021-4c033c2f4ead
Tropper, A.C.
f3505426-e0d5-4e91-aed3-aecdb44b393c
Chartier, I.
5d44ca83-924c-43b9-b995-9c03c34fbea2
Ferrand, B.
6d708ea8-722e-4a6c-a7ea-54bc9121f620
Pelenc, D.
320be697-57ce-4b85-82bb-c18510d87f7f

Hanna, D.C., Large, A.C., Shepherd, D.P., Tropper, A.C., Chartier, I., Ferrand, B. and Pelenc, D. (1992) A side-pumped Nd:YAG epitaxial waveguide laser. Optics Communications, 91 (34), 229-235. (doi:10.1016/0030-4018(92)90444-V).

Record type: Article

Abstract

We report the first operation of a side-pumped crystal waveguide laser. Both diode array and dye laser side-pumping of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG planar waveguide laser have been demonstrated, with thresholds as low as 8 mW observed for a simple plane mirror cavity. Output slope efficiencies of 19% have also been demonstrated. The threshold and slope efficiency of this system is found to be in good agreement with a simple analytical model.

Full text not available from this repository.

More information

Published date: 1992

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 78529
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78529
ISSN: 0030-4018
PURE UUID: 38ebab85-cb43-4646-84ca-192a6448ff9f
ORCID for D.P. Shepherd: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4561-8184

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:13

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: D.C. Hanna
Author: A.C. Large
Author: D.P. Shepherd ORCID iD
Author: A.C. Tropper
Author: I. Chartier
Author: B. Ferrand
Author: D. Pelenc

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×