In this paper we numerically investigate the effect of the reverse cross-relaxation process on the inversion population of laser levels in Tm-doped glass based active system. We show the impact may be significant when high inversion population is required.
A. Albalawi, H. Gebavi, A. Chiasera, R. Balda, A. Lukowiak, W. Blanc, W. Albalawi, M. Ferrari, and S. Taccheo, "Impact of the reverse cross-relaxation process on pumping efficiency in Tm-doped glass lasers materials," Proc. SPIE 10683, Fiber Lasers and Glass Photonics: Materials through Applications, 106830D (Presented at SPIE Photonics Europe: April 23, 2018; Published: 5 June 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2306082.
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