Abstract

Using laser heated pedestal method to grow CaO or MgO side deposited Cr<sup>4+</sup>:YAG crystal fiber, Cr<sup>4+</sup>concentration was raised by a factor of 110% after re-growth and annealing at 1350<sup>o</sup>C in Ca,Cr:YAG crystal fiber.

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