Luminescence quenching in rare-earth-ion-doped Al2O3 lasers and its influence on relaxation oscillation frequency

L. Agazzi, Edward Bernhardi, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    The impact of luminescence quenching on rare-earth-ion doped lasers is investigated, and we show that the expression for the relaxation oscillation frequency needs to be modified to take the quenching properly into account.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdvanced Solid-State Photonics, Poster Session 2, ASSP 2012
    Place of PublicationWashington DC
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    Number of pages3
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-933-6
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012
    EventAdvanced Solid-State Photonics, ASSP 2012 - San Diego, CA, USA, San Diego, United States
    Duration: 29 Jan 20121 Feb 2012

    Publication series

    PublisherOptical Society of America


    ConferenceAdvanced Solid-State Photonics, ASSP 2012
    Abbreviated titleASSP 2012
    CountryUnited States
    CitySan Diego
    Other29 January - 3 February 2012


    • METIS-285127
    • IR-79672
    • EWI-21510
    • Integrated optics materials
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • Laser theory

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