Abstract

The McCumber relation can be deduced without assuming that all active centers have the same structure of sublevels. The range of validity of the McCumber relation is the same as that of the effective emission cross-section.

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2007 (1)

G. Zhao, L. Su, J. Xua, and H. Zeng, Response to "Comment on 'Efficient diode-pumped Yb:Gd2SiO5 laser'" [Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 066101 (2007)] Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 066103 (2007).

2006 (5)

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, Solid State Commun. 137, 451 (2006).

D. Kouznetsov, Comment on "Efficient diode-pumped Yb:Gd2SiO5 laser" Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 066101 (2006).

W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, H. Zeng, W. Lu, G. Zhao, C. Yan, L. Su, and J. Xu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 221117 (2006).

W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, H. Zeng, G. Zhao, C. Yan, L. Su, and J. Xu, Opt. Express 14, 686 (2006).

R. M. Martin and R. S. Quimby, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 23, 1770 (2006).

2005 (1)

2002 (2)

R. S. Quimby, J. Appl. Phys. 92, 180 (2002).

M. J. F. Digonnet, E. Murphy-Chutorian, and D. G. Falquier, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 38, 1629 (2002).

1990 (1)

E. Desurvire, J. Lightwave Technol. 8, 1517 (1990).

1982 (1)

R. C. Hilborn, Am. J. Phys. 50, 982 (1982).

1964 (1)

D. E. McCumber, Phys. Rev. A 136, 954 (1964).

Am. J. Phys. (1)

R. C. Hilborn, Am. J. Phys. 50, 982 (1982).

Appl. Phys. Lett. (3)

D. Kouznetsov, Comment on "Efficient diode-pumped Yb:Gd2SiO5 laser" Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 066101 (2006).

G. Zhao, L. Su, J. Xua, and H. Zeng, Response to "Comment on 'Efficient diode-pumped Yb:Gd2SiO5 laser'" [Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 066101 (2007)] Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 066103 (2007).

W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, H. Zeng, W. Lu, G. Zhao, C. Yan, L. Su, and J. Xu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 221117 (2006).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

M. J. F. Digonnet, E. Murphy-Chutorian, and D. G. Falquier, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 38, 1629 (2002).

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

R. S. Quimby, J. Appl. Phys. 92, 180 (2002).

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

E. Desurvire, J. Lightwave Technol. 8, 1517 (1990).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (2)

Opt. Express (1)

Phys. Rev. A (1)

D. E. McCumber, Phys. Rev. A 136, 954 (1964).

Solid State Commun. (1)

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, Solid State Commun. 137, 451 (2006).

Other (7)

D. Kouznetsov, "Broadband laser materials and the McCumber relation" http://www.ils.uec.ac.jp/~dima/2006CHINA/perpetual.pdf.

A. Thorne, U. Litzen, and S. Johansson, Spectrophysics: Principles and Applications (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999).

H. Haken, Laser Theory (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1984).

P. W. Milonni and J. H. Eberly, Lasers (John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1988).

J.-F. Bisson and D. Kouznetsov, "Saturation broadening and Kramers-Kronig relations in quasi-three-level lasers" J. Lightwave Technol. (under consideration).

P. C. Becker, N. A. Olson, and J. R. Simpson, Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers: Fundamentals and Technology (Academic, San Diego, 1999).

Until now, there is no evidence that the concept of the effective cross-sections does not apply to Yb:Gd2SiO5. The strong violation of the McCumber relation in graphics presented by Refs. [6-8] can be attributed also to the errors at the measurement of 'sigma'e('omega') caused by the reabsorption in vicinity of the zero-line[11].

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