28 September 1998 Whispering-gallery-mode Nd-ZBLAN microlasers at 1.05 μm
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Proceedings Volume 3416, Infrared Glass Optical Fibers and Their Applications; (1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323384
Event: Lasers and Materials in Industry and Opto-Contact Workshop, 1998, Quebec, Canada
Abstract
Experimental results on the realization of microlasers at 1.05 micrometers with Nd-doped ZBLAN spheres are described. A microwave plasma torch process was developed to produce spheres with very low ellipticities. Laser oscillation was obtained using properties of whispering gallery modes. These modes were excited with an evanescence wave coupling which provided a low threshold and an oscillation with only few modes.
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Francoise Lissillour, Kamel Ait Ameur, Nicolas Dubreuil, Guy Michel Stephan, Marcel Poulain, "Whispering-gallery-mode Nd-ZBLAN microlasers at 1.05 μm", Proc. SPIE 3416, Infrared Glass Optical Fibers and Their Applications, (28 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323384; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.323384
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