21 March 2006 Cavity enhanced resonant absorption with application for laser cooling
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Proceedings Volume 6130, Advanced Optical and Quantum Memories and Computing III; 61300P (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644834
Event: Integrated Optoelectronic Devices 2006, 2006, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
Using an optical cavity, we demonstrate enhanced pump light absorption for laser cooling of solids. A Fabry-Perot cavity containing Yb:ZBLAN glass shows enhancement of resonant absorption by a factor of 11 compared to the double-pass configuration. This corresponds to 85% absorption of the incident laser power.
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D. Seletskiy, M. P. Hasselbeck, M. Sheik-Bahae, J. Thiede, R. I. Epstein, "Cavity enhanced resonant absorption with application for laser cooling", Proc. SPIE 6130, Advanced Optical and Quantum Memories and Computing III, 61300P (21 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.644834; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.644834
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Absorption

Reflectivity

Mirrors

Photons

Luminescence

Ytterbium

Glasses

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