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22 December 2006 Characterization of thulium- and holmium-doped YAG ceramic laser materials
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Thulium and holmium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) ceramic materials are investigated. Compared with YAG crystal, there is hardly any spectroscopic difference between ceramic and crystal at the same doping level. Laser oscillation was successfully carried out under quasicontinuous- wave diode pumping. Optical-to-optical efficiency higher than 5% was achieved. It was calculated that total absorbed power hardly changes around 783 nm with a bandwidth of about 7 nm using a diode array of 3.5-nm linewidth as a pump source.
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Yoshiharu Urata, Toshimasa Kozeki, Akihito Kudo, Atsushi Sato, Kazuhiro Asai, and Satoshi Wada "Characterization of thulium- and holmium-doped YAG ceramic laser materials", Proc. SPIE 6409, Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring VII, 64091J (22 December 2006);


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