21 October 2004 Laser emission in proton implanted Nd:YAG waveguides
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Proceedings Volume 5622, 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics and 8th Latin American Meeting on Optics, Lasers, and Their Applications; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.589276
Event: 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics and 8th Latin American Meeting on Optics, Lasers, and Their Applications, 2004, Porlamar, Venezuela
Abstract
In this work we report the performance of CW Nd:YAG waveguide lasers operating at 1064 nm at room temperature. The waveguides were fabricated by proton implantation and the main differences in the process of fabrication were the angle of implantation and the total dose implanted. The characterization of the waveguide refractive index profile induced by proton implantation and the main laser characteristics i.e. slope efficiency and threshold are presented. The results indicate that the optical properties of the waveguide in comparison with the bulk material are preserved after the implantation process and that this is a potential technique to develop compact and efficient lasers.
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E. Flores-Romero, E. Flores-Romero, Gloria Veronica Vazquez, Gloria Veronica Vazquez, Heriberto Marquez, Heriberto Marquez, Raul Rangel-Rojo, Raul Rangel-Rojo, J. Rickards, J. Rickards, R. Trejo-Luna, R. Trejo-Luna, } "Laser emission in proton implanted Nd:YAG waveguides", Proc. SPIE 5622, 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics and 8th Latin American Meeting on Optics, Lasers, and Their Applications, (21 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.589276; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.589276
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