Abstract

We obtained coherent radiation in the spectral region between 223 and 243 nm by frequency mixing the tunable output of a solid-state Ce3+:LiCAF laser with 1.064-μm radiation from a Nd3+:YAG pump laser in a β-barium borate nonlinear crystal.

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  1. M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
    [CrossRef]
  2. J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
    [CrossRef]
  3. C. D. Marshall, J. A. Speth, S. A. Payne, W. F. Krupke, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Ultraviolet laser emission properties of Ce3+:doped LiSrAlF6 and LiCaAlF6,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 2054–2065 (1994).
    [CrossRef]
  4. J. F. Pinto, L. Esterowitz, G. J. Quarles, “High performance Ce3+:LiSrAlF6/LiCaAlF6 uv lasers with extended tunability,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2009–2011 (1995).
    [CrossRef]
  5. A. B. Petersen, “Diode-pumped tunable cerium uv lasers,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Meeting (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, New York, 1996), pp. 92–93.
    [CrossRef]
  6. D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1986).
    [CrossRef]

1995 (1)

J. F. Pinto, L. Esterowitz, G. J. Quarles, “High performance Ce3+:LiSrAlF6/LiCaAlF6 uv lasers with extended tunability,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2009–2011 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1994 (2)

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

C. D. Marshall, J. A. Speth, S. A. Payne, W. F. Krupke, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Ultraviolet laser emission properties of Ce3+:doped LiSrAlF6 and LiCaAlF6,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 2054–2065 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1986 (1)

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Abdulsabirov, R. Y.

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Castillo, V.

C. D. Marshall, J. A. Speth, S. A. Payne, W. F. Krupke, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Ultraviolet laser emission properties of Ce3+:doped LiSrAlF6 and LiCaAlF6,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 2054–2065 (1994).
[CrossRef]

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Davis, L.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Dubinskii, M. A.

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Eimerl, D.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Esterowitz, L.

J. F. Pinto, L. Esterowitz, G. J. Quarles, “High performance Ce3+:LiSrAlF6/LiCaAlF6 uv lasers with extended tunability,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2009–2011 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Korableba, S. L.

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Krupke, W. F.

Marshall, C. D.

Naumov, A. K.

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Payne, S. A.

Petersen, A. B.

A. B. Petersen, “Diode-pumped tunable cerium uv lasers,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Meeting (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, New York, 1996), pp. 92–93.
[CrossRef]

Pinto, J. F.

J. F. Pinto, L. Esterowitz, G. J. Quarles, “High performance Ce3+:LiSrAlF6/LiCaAlF6 uv lasers with extended tunability,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2009–2011 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Quarles, G. J.

J. F. Pinto, L. Esterowitz, G. J. Quarles, “High performance Ce3+:LiSrAlF6/LiCaAlF6 uv lasers with extended tunability,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2009–2011 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

C. D. Marshall, J. A. Speth, S. A. Payne, W. F. Krupke, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Ultraviolet laser emission properties of Ce3+:doped LiSrAlF6 and LiCaAlF6,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 11, 2054–2065 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Rosenblatt, G. H.

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Semashko, V. V.

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Speth, J. A.

Velsko, S.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett. (2)

J. F. Pinto, G. H. Rosenblatt, L. Esterowitz, V. Castillo, G. J. Quarles, “Tunable solid-state laser action in Ce3+:LiSrAlF6,” Electron. Lett. 30, 240–241 (1994).
[CrossRef]

J. F. Pinto, L. Esterowitz, G. J. Quarles, “High performance Ce3+:LiSrAlF6/LiCaAlF6 uv lasers with extended tunability,” Electron. Lett. 31, 2009–2011 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, “Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate,” J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968–1983 (1986).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt. (1)

M. A. Dubinskii, V. V. Semashko, A. K. Naumov, R. Y. Abdulsabirov, S. L. Korableba, “Ce3+-doped colquiriite - a new concept of all-solid-state tunable ultraviolet laser,” J. Mod. Opt. 40, 1–5 (1993).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Other (1)

A. B. Petersen, “Diode-pumped tunable cerium uv lasers,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Meeting (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, New York, 1996), pp. 92–93.
[CrossRef]

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic diagram of a tunable solid-state UV laser.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Ce3+:LiCAF laser output energy as a function of incident pump energy. The data points correspond to free-running gain-switched laser operation at 288 nm.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Energy tuning curve for sum frequency mixing of Ce3+:LiCAF laser output and with residual 1.064-μm Nd3+:YAG laser radiation.

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