Saturable absorption of Cr: YAG crystal in visible region for passively Q-switched Pr: YLF laser

Ryo Abe, Junichiro Kojou, Fumihiko Kannari

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Abstract

We experimentally prove that a Cr:YAG crystal exhibits saturable absorption in 639, 607, and 521 nm. We demonstrate passively Q-switched Pr:YLF lasers at these visible wavelengths using a Cr:YAG crystal for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
EventNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012 - Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: 2012 Jun 172012 Jun 21

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherNonlinear Photonics, NP 2012
CountryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO
Period12/6/1712/6/21

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Abe, R., Kojou, J., & Kannari, F. (2012). Saturable absorption of Cr: YAG crystal in visible region for passively Q-switched Pr: YLF laser. In Nonlinear Photonics, NP 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).