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Laser emission of erbium-doped fluoride bulk glasses in the spectral range from 2.7 to 2.8 mum.
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PMID:  18071513     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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We report on the laser emission of erbium-doped fluoride glasses in the spectral range from 2.7 to 2.8 mum . The pump source was a fiber-coupled InGaAs semiconductor laser emitting near lambda(p)~970 nm . The laser performance of bulk samples with various ErF(3) contents was investigated with respect to the optimum doping concentration, which is estimated to be higher than 8 mol. %. A maximum output power of P(out) > 160 mW and a slope efficiency of eta = 10% were achieved. Results are compared with previously published data on erbium-doped ZBLAN fiber and LiYF(4) crystal lasers.
Authors:
T Sandrock; A Diening; G Huber
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics letters     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0146-9592     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Lett     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
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Created Date:  2007-12-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7708433     Medline TA:  Opt Lett     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  382-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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