1 April 1990 Flash-pumped, room-temperature 2-μm laser with 5% slope efficiency
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Proceedings Volume 1223, Solid State Lasers; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18414
Event: OE/LASE '90, 1990, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
Laser performance results and Cr(3+)-Tm(3+) transfer efficiency studies are used to demonstrate that YAG is the preferred host for the Cr:Tm:Ho laser, and that highest efficiencies are obtained at relatively low Cr(3+) concentrations. A slope efficiency of 5.1 percent was achieved from a flashlamp-pumped room-temperature 2-micron Cr:Tm:Ho:YAG laser.
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Gregory J. Quarles, Gregory J. Quarles, Annette Rosenbaum, Annette Rosenbaum, Charles L. Marquardt, Charles L. Marquardt, Leon Esterowitz, Leon Esterowitz, } "Flash-pumped, room-temperature 2-μm laser with 5% slope efficiency", Proc. SPIE 1223, Solid State Lasers, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18414; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.18414
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