Chromium and cobalt doped saturable absorbers for passively q-switched visible lasers

Hiroki Tanaka, Elena Castellano-Hernández, Christian Kränkel, Shogo Fujita, Fumihiko Kannari

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Abstract

We present a detailed characterization of Cr4+ and Co2+-doped oxides as saturable absorbers for the visible spectral region. The first visibly emitting Q-switched laser utilizing a Co2+:Gd3Ga5O12 saturable absorber is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580453
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2018 - Hong Kong, China
Duration: 2018 Jul 292018 Aug 3

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F113-CLEOPR 2018

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2018
CountryChina
CityHong Kong
Period18/7/2918/8/3

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Tanaka, H., Castellano-Hernández, E., Kränkel, C., Fujita, S., & Kannari, F. (2018). Chromium and cobalt doped saturable absorbers for passively q-switched visible lasers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2018 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F113-CLEOPR 2018). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/cleopr.2018.th4a.5