6 March 2013 2-μm waveguide lasers in monoclinic double tungstates
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Laser generation in the 2 μm spectral range is interesting for applications in mid-IR fingerprint applications, including remote sensing, gas detection, high resolution molecular spectroscopy, and medicine. Here, we review the different Tm3+-based waveguide lasers with emission at around 2 μm recently developed in monoclinic potassium double tungstates, including a CW mirrorless and the first Q-switched waveguide laser based on this ion. We also investigated the influence on the waveguide laser performance of the crystallographic plane on which the epitaxial active layer has been grown.
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Joan J. Carvajal, Joan J. Carvajal, Carla J. Berrospe, Carla J. Berrospe, Xavier Mateos, Xavier Mateos, Magdalena Aguilò, Magdalena Aguilò, Francesc Díaz, Francesc Díaz, "2-μm waveguide lasers in monoclinic double tungstates", Proc. SPIE 8599, Solid State Lasers XXII: Technology and Devices, 859904 (6 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2012514; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2012514


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