25 June 2003 Nd3+-doped tellurite glass microsphere laser
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Proceedings Volume 4969, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VI; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.478985
Event: High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2003, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
The authors have successfully demonstrated continuous-wave oscillation in a Nd-doped tellurite glass microsphere laser at 1.06 μm for the first time. Microspheres with diameters of 50 to a few hundred micrometres are fabricated by melting using an electric heater. Emission spectra reveal that the devices exhibit resonances corresponding to whispering gallery modes. Lasing threshold of pump power was about 5 mW.
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Kiyotaka Sasagawa, Kiyotaka Sasagawa, Kazushi Kusawake, Kazushi Kusawake, Jun Ohta, Jun Ohta, Masahiro Nunoshita, Masahiro Nunoshita, } "Nd3+-doped tellurite glass microsphere laser", Proc. SPIE 4969, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VI, (25 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.478985; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.478985
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