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Lasing action at around 1.9 μm from an ultrafast laser inscribed Tm-doped glass waveguide

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F. Fusari, R. R. Thomson, G. Jose, F. M. Bain, A. A. Lagatsky, N. D. Psaila, A. K. Kar, A. Jha, W. Sibbett, C. T. A. Brown

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We report optical guiding and laser action at around 1.9 mu m in a Tm3+-doped fluorogermanate glass waveguide fabricated using ultrafast laser inscription. A monolithic laser cavity was constructed by directly butt coupling dielectric mirrors to each facet of the 6.0mm long Tm3+-doped waveguide. When the waveguide was pumped by a Ti:sapphire laser tuned to 791nm, laser oscillation was achieved at around 1.91 mu m. This waveguide laser exhibited a maximum slope efficiency of 6% and a maximum output power of 32mW when pumped with 620mW of incident laser power. (C) 2011 Optical Society of America

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1566-1568
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume36
Issue number9
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Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2011

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