8 July 2004 Rb5Nd(MoO4)4: a self-tunable birefringent laser crystal
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Proceedings Volume 5332, Solid State Lasers XIII: Technology and Devices; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.528332
Event: Lasers and Applications in Science and Engineering, 2004, San Jose, Ca, United States
Abstract
In this work we report an experimental demonstration of broadband wavelength self-tuning in Rb5Nd(MoO4)4 laser crystal (RNM) together with a theoretical treatment of the system based on its birefringence properties. The experimental self-frequency tuning of the laser emission along the free spectral range of the RNM crystal (1060-1070 nm) was obtained by rotating the birefringent gain plate in its own plane. To investigate the tuning characteristics of the spectral filter, we have used the Jones-vector formalism. The calculated wavelength-selective tuning matches very precisely the experimental observations.
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Joaquin M. Fernandez, Joaquin M. Fernandez, M. Asuncion Illarramendi, M. Asuncion Illarramendi, Ignacio Iparraguirre, Ignacio Iparraguirre, Ibon Aramburu, Ibon Aramburu, Jon Azkargorta, Jon Azkargorta, Mihail Voda, Mihail Voda, Mohamed Al-Saleh, Mohamed Al-Saleh, Rolindes Balda, Rolindes Balda, } "Rb5Nd(MoO4)4: a self-tunable birefringent laser crystal", Proc. SPIE 5332, Solid State Lasers XIII: Technology and Devices, (8 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.528332; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.528332
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