Conference Paper

Nd:glass tapered planar waveguide laser

Optoelectron. Res. Centre, Southampton Univ.
DOI: 10.1109/LEOS.2001.969205 Conference: Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2001. LEOS 2001. The 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE, Volume: 1
Source: IEEE Xplore


We have demonstrated the first use of a tapered waveguide in a
planar dielectric geometry. The Nd3+-doped BK7 glass laser
had a threshold of 15mW, and a slope efficiency of 42% for a 20% output
coupler when end-pumped by a Ti:sapphire laser

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