First laser oscillation of 1% at Yb:Sc2O3 and Yb:Lu2O3 ceramics

Year: 2012

Authors: Pirri A., Toci G., Vannini M.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto di Fisica Applicata N. Carrara, IFAC-CNR, Via Madonna del Piano 10 C, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy

Abstract: We present the first laser oscillation achieved on 1% at Yb:Sc 2O3 and Yb:Lu2O3 ceramics pumped in QCW at 968 nm. Finally, we compare the obtained performance with results achieved pumping at 940 nm.

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KeyWords: Laser oscillations, Ceramic materials; Ytterbium, Pumping (laser)
DOI: 10000000000