10 April 1995 Bleaching and Q-switching of U2+:CaF2 AT 1535 nm
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Divalent uranium doped CaF2 Q-switch has been tested as a saturable absorbing Q-switch. Laser output at 1535 nm with 10 mJ of energy and a 60 ns pulse width was demonstrated at 8.5 Hz by using U2+:CaF2 as a saturable absorbing Q-switch. The laser media is QE7S and experimental Er:glass, designated QX/ER.
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Yasi Jiang, Ruikun Wu, Daniel L. Rhonehouse, Michael J. Myers, John D. Myers, Scott J. Hamlin, "Bleaching and Q-switching of U2+:CaF2 AT 1535 nm", Proc. SPIE 2379, Solid State Lasers and Nonlinear Crystals, (10 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206484; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.206484


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