The impact of lifetime quenching on relaxation oscillations in solid-state lasers

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

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    We show that the expression for the relaxation frequency in rare-earth-ion doped solid-state lasers needs to be modified when dealing with materials that suffer from lifetime quenching.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Science and Innovations (CLEO: S and I)
    Place of PublicationWashington, DC
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    PagesPaper CTu1D.6
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-943-5
    Publication statusPublished - May 2012
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012 - San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, United States
    Duration: 6 May 201211 May 2012

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    PublisherOptical Society of America


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2012
    Abbreviated titleCLEO
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Jose


    • METIS-286379
    • IR-80507
    • EWI-21902
    • Laser theory
    • IOMS-APD: Active Photonic Devices
    • Integrated optics materials

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