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The role played on the Yb: LuAG laser performance by high doping levels and high ion excitation density

Year: 2014

Authors: Pirri A., Toci G., Nikl M., Babin V., Vannini M.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto di Fisica Applicata “N. Carrara”, IFAC-CNR, Via Madonna del Piano 10 C, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence Italy;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, INO-CNR, Via Madonna del Piano 10 C, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Florence Italy;
Institute of Physics Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Cukrovarnika 10, Prague 162 53, Czexh Republic

Abstract: We present the laser per formance achieved by 15%Yb:LuAG crystal. Experimental evidences of a non-linear loss mechanism which occurs at high ion excitation desity is observed and characterized.

Conference title: Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2014
Place: San Jose (CA), USA

More Information: A. Pirri, G. Toci, M. Nikl, V. Babin, and M. Vannini, “The role played on the Yb:LuAG laser performance by high doping levels and high ion excitation density,” in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SM3F.1.

KeyWords: Laser; Yb:LuAG; Thermal lens

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