Poor man's channel waveguide laser: KY(WO4)2:Yb

D. Geskus, J. Bradley, S. Aravazhi, Kerstin Worhoff, Markus Pollnau

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    Using low-cost fabrication methods, liquid phase epitaxy and strip-loading a short fiber piece with a fluid, channel waveguide lasing is demonstrated in $KY(WO_4)_2:{Yb^{3+}}$. Threshold is 82 mW, slope efficiency 30%, and output power 14 mW.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2008, OSA Technical Digest (CD)
    Place of PublicationWashington DC, U.S.A.
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesPaper CTuS4
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-859-9
    Publication statusPublished - 4 May 2008
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008 - San Jose, United States
    Duration: 4 May 20089 May 2008

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    PublisherOptical Society of America


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO/QELS 2008
    Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Jose


    • METIS-252104
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • EWI-14061
    • IR-62533

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