Low threshold channel waveguide laser in a monocrystalline Nd:(Gd,Lu)2O3 film

A. Kahn, H. Kühn, S. Heinrich, K. Petermann, G. Huber, J. Bradley, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    Abstract

    We report the first waveguide laser based on rare-earth sesquioxides. A structured Nd(0.5%):(Gd, Lu)2O3 film pumped at 820 nm showed laser emission at 1.08 mm. The laser threshold was 0.8 mW, the slope efficiency 0.5 % and the maximum output power 1.8 mW.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
    Place of PublicationWashington, D.C.
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesCTuP7
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-869-8
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009
    EventEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009: Explore Innovation. Build Applications. - Baltimore Convention Center, Munich, Germany
    Duration: 14 Jun 200919 Jun 2009

    Publication series

    Name
    PublisherOptical Society of America

    Conference

    ConferenceEuropean Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the XIth European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC) 2009
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/Europe-EQEC 2009
    CountryGermany
    CityMunich
    Period14/06/0919/06/09

    Keywords

    • METIS-265821
    • Integrated Optics devices
    • Neodymium
    • IR-70133
    • channeled
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • Waveguides
    • Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
    • EWI-17531
    • EC Grant Agreement nr.: FP6/017501
    • Lasers

    Cite this

    Kahn, A., Kühn, H., Heinrich, S., Petermann, K., Huber, G., Bradley, J., ... Pollnau, M. (2009). Low threshold channel waveguide laser in a monocrystalline Nd:(Gd,Lu)2O3 film. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (pp. CTuP7). Washington, D.C.: Optical Society of America.