24 March 1989 High Laser Efficiency Due To Cr3+ Sensitization In Cr:Nd:GGG
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Proceedings Volume 1021, High Power Solid State Lasers; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950073
Event: 1988 International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1988, Hamburg, Germany
Abstract
Free running laser efficiency measurements were performed with Cr:Nd:GGG and Nd:YAG laser crystals. The round trip loss factor has been determined using the Findley Clay method. The slope and intrinsic lasing efficiencies of Cr:Nd:GGG were a factor of 1.6 higher than for Wd:YAG. Absorption and photoluminescence excitation spectroscopy data reveal that the Cr 3+ sensitization is highly efficient.
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Holger Lundt, Holger Lundt, Herbert Weidner, Herbert Weidner, Hermann Fussstetter, Hermann Fussstetter, Rudolf A. Huber, Rudolf A. Huber, Reinhard Ifflander, Reinhard Ifflander, } "High Laser Efficiency Due To Cr3+ Sensitization In Cr:Nd:GGG", Proc. SPIE 1021, High Power Solid State Lasers, (24 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950073; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950073
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