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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289901
Description: We introduce the concept of directly exciting the lower level of a laser transition in addition to the upper laser level for the provision of new possibilities for light emission from a fiber. In a fi... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289779
Description: Numerical modeling of cascade erbium-doped and holmium-doped fluoride fiber lasers is presented. Fiber lengths were optimized for cascade lasers that had fixed or free-running wavelengths using all kn... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289789
Description: The decay processes relating to the potential ⁶H₁₃/₂ → ⁶H₁₅/₂ laser transition for 2.9 μm emission in single Dy³⁺- doped tellurite (TZNF and TZN) glasses have been investigated in detail using time-re... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/289894
Description: We report a passively mode-locked Ho³⁺Pr³⁺-doped fluoride fiber laser, producing 6 ps pulses at a repetition rate of 24.8 MHz, with a peak power of 465 W. For the first time, a ring cavity was demonst... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290036
Description: A tunable actively Q-switched cascade Ho³⁺-doped fluoride fiber laser operating in the mid-infrared region is demonstrated. Using a planar diffraction grating in the Littrow configuration for tuning, ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/263392
Description: We report a large mode-area holmium-doped ZBLAN waveguide laser operating at 2.9 μm, which was pumped by a 1150 nm diode laser. The laser is based on ultrafast laser inscribed depressed cladding waveg... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290647
Description: Frequency modulation mode locking of a Ho³⁺, Pr³⁺-co-doped fluoride fiber laser is demonstrated. Pulses are produced at 20 MHz with a pulse width of 5 ps, at 2.9 μm.
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290685
Description: We present progress on 3 laser systems operating near 3 μm: a continuous-wave (cw) widely tunable narrow linewidth system, a high peak power Q-switched system, and a passively mode-locked system. The ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/287184
Description: We report the demonstration of a single longitudinal mode fiber laser operating at 2914 nm, that exhibits a spectrometer-limited linewidth of <0.4 nm, in a 49 mm-long holmium/praseodymium ZBLAN fiber.... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/263415
Description: We report the demonstration of a single-longitudinal-mode fiber laser operating at 2914 nm, which exhibits a spectrometer-limited linewidth of <0.4 nm, in a 49 mm long holmium/praseodymium co-doped ZB... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290072
Description: Excitation of the ²F₇/₂ → ²F₅/₂ transition of the Yb³⁺ ion in Yb³⁺, Pr³⁺-doped fluorozirconate glass at 974 nm results in efficient excitation of the ¹G₄ level of Pr³⁺ ion that in turn emits in the mi... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/292172
Description: 100 ns, 40 W peak power, Q-switched pulses are produced from a holmiumpraseodymium co-doped fiber laser with repetition rates from 100-200 kHz. A 20% slope efficiency was achieved with respect to the ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290118
Description: We report an efficient Q-switched Ho³⁺Pr³⁺-doped fluoride fiber laser, producing a peak power of 77 W, with pulse width of 78 ns. A slope efficiency of 20% with respect to the launched pump power was ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290245
Description: A diode-pumped actively Q-switched and actively mode-locked Tm³⁺-doped double-clad silicate fiber laser is reported providing up to 5 W of average output power at ~60 kHz Q-switch envelope repetition ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290111
Description: A diode-cladding-pumped dual wavelength Q-switched Ho³⁺-doped fluoride cascade fiber laser operating in the mid-infrared is demonstrated. Stable pulse trains from the ⁵I₆ → ⁵I₇ and ⁵I₇ → ⁵I₈ laser tra... More
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