Transition-metal-doped solid-state saturable absorbers for passively Q-switched visible Pr:YLF lasers

Hiroki Tanaka, Elena Castellano-Hernandez, Christian Krankel, Fumihiko Kannari

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    Abstract

    We report the first visibly emitting Q-switched laser based on Co2+:Gd3Ga5O12 as the saturable absorber material and present a detailed characterization of the visible saturable absorption properties of various Co2+-doped materials.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - Proceedings
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
    ISBN (Print)9781943580422
    Publication statusPublished - 2018 Aug 6
    Event2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018 - San Jose, United States
    Duration: 2018 May 132018 May 18

    Other

    Other2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2018
    CountryUnited States
    CitySan Jose
    Period18/5/1318/5/18

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Instrumentation
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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