Laser action in bulk Nd3+-doped telluride glass

Kalaycioglu H., Cankaya H., ÖZEN G., Ovecoglu L., Sennaroglu A.

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2008), San-Jose, Costa Rica, 4 - 09 May 2008, pp.288-289 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/cleo.2008.4551079
  • City: San-Jose
  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Page Numbers: pp.288-289
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


We report on the first observation of lasing in bulk Nd(3+)Aoped (0.8)TeO2-(0.2)WO3 glass at 1065 run. Gain-switched operation was obtained with a slope efficiency of 12% at a pulse repetition rate of 1 kHz. (C) 2008 Optical Society of America