Tm:KY(WO4)2 waveguide laser

S Rivier, X Mateos, V. Petrov, U. Griebner, Y.E. Romanyuk, C.N. Borca, F. Gardillou, Markus Pollnau

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    High-quality monoclinic planar waveguide crystals of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2 were grown by liquid-phase epitaxy with several dopant concentrations and thicknesses. Waveguide lasing in the 2 μm spectral range was demonstrated in the fundamental mode. The maximum continuous-wave output power achieved was 32 mW using a Ti:sapphire laser pump near 800 nm.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5885-5892
    Number of pages8
    JournalOptics express
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2007


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