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Growth and low-threshold laser oscillation of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG waveguide

Growth and low-threshold laser oscillation of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG waveguide
Growth and low-threshold laser oscillation of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG waveguide
We report 1064-µm laser operation of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG planar waveguide with thresholds as low as ~0.7 mW when high-reflectivity mirrors are used. The output is single mode and, when a 83% reflectivity output coupler is used. has a diode pumped slope efficiency of ~40% Output powers in excess of 60 mW have been obtained when pumping with a Rhodamine 6G dye laser.
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Field, S.J.
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Hanna, D.C.
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Large, A.C.
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Shepherd, D.P.
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Tropper, A.C.
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Chartier, I.
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Ferrand, B.
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Pelenc, D.
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Field, S.J.
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Hanna, D.C.
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Large, A.C.
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Shepherd, D.P.
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Tropper, A.C.
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Chartier, I.
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Ferrand, B.
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Field, S.J., Hanna, D.C., Large, A.C., Shepherd, D.P., Tropper, A.C., Chartier, I., Ferrand, B. and Pelenc, D. (1992) Growth and low-threshold laser oscillation of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG waveguide. Optics Letters, 17 (11), 810-812. (doi:10.1364/OL.17.000810).

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We report 1064-µm laser operation of an epitaxially grown Nd:YAG planar waveguide with thresholds as low as ~0.7 mW when high-reflectivity mirrors are used. The output is single mode and, when a 83% reflectivity output coupler is used. has a diode pumped slope efficiency of ~40% Output powers in excess of 60 mW have been obtained when pumping with a Rhodamine 6G dye laser.

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Published date: 1992

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Local EPrints ID: 78530
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78530
ISSN: 0146-9592
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ORCID for D.P. Shepherd: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4561-8184

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

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Author: S.J. Field
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

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