Abstract

The Q-switched laser performance of a diode-pumped Nd:YAlO3 laser, discretely tunable between 1.064 and 1.099 μm, is reported. Intracavity frequency doubling yielded outputs of 253 and 144 mW at 532 and 550 nm, and with external conversion to the fourth harmonic, 22.5 and 6.7 mW were obtained at 266 and 275 nm. Polarized absorption curves for the diode pump bands from 780 to 830 nm and spectroscopic measurements of the polarized emission cross sections for the 4F3/24I11/2 band are presented.

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  1. J. Yen, "Intentionally short-range communications (ISRC)," NRaD Tech. Rep. 1600 (Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Center, RDT&E Division, San Diego, Calif., May, 1993).
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]

1994 (1)

1992 (1)

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

1991 (1)

S. Lin, B. Wu, F. Xie, and C. Chen, "Phase-matching retracing behavior: new features in LiB3O5," Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1541 (1991).
[CrossRef]

1989 (2)

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

F. Hanson, "Laser-diode side-pumped Nd:YAlO3 laser at 1.08 and 1.34 μm," Opt. Lett. 14, 674 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1987 (1)

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

1986 (2)

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

B. Dischler and H. Ennen, "Polarized anisotropic photoluminescence of laser-related transitions in YAlO3:Nd and YAlO3:Er and line broadening by resonant lattice phonons," J. Appl. Phys. 60, 376 (1986).
[CrossRef]

1983 (1)

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

1982 (1)

S. Yoshida, S. Misawa, and S. Gonda, "Properties of AlxGa1−xN films prepared by reactive molecular beam epitaxy," J. Appl. Phys. 53, 6844 (1982).
[CrossRef]

1979 (1)

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

1975 (1)

R. Diehl and G. Brandt, "Crystal structure refinement of YAlO3, a promising laser material," Mat. Res. Bull. 10, 85 (1975).
[CrossRef]

1973 (1)

1972 (1)

G. A. Massey, "Measurements of device parameters for Nd:YALO3 Lasers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 669 (1972).
[CrossRef]

1971 (1)

M. J. Weber and T. E. Varitimos, "Optical spectra and intensities of Nd3+ in YAlO3," J. Appl. Phys. 42, 4996 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Aminov, L. K.

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Blasingame, M.

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Brandt, G.

R. Diehl and G. Brandt, "Crystal structure refinement of YAlO3, a promising laser material," Mat. Res. Bull. 10, 85 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Chen, C.

S. Lin, B. Wu, F. Xie, and C. Chen, "Phase-matching retracing behavior: new features in LiB3O5," Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1541 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Davis, L.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

DeShazer, L. G.

Diehl, R.

R. Diehl and G. Brandt, "Crystal structure refinement of YAlO3, a promising laser material," Mat. Res. Bull. 10, 85 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Dischler, B.

B. Dischler and H. Ennen, "Polarized anisotropic photoluminescence of laser-related transitions in YAlO3:Nd and YAlO3:Er and line broadening by resonant lattice phonons," J. Appl. Phys. 60, 376 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Eimerl, D.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Ennen, H.

B. Dischler and H. Ennen, "Polarized anisotropic photoluminescence of laser-related transitions in YAlO3:Nd and YAlO3:Er and line broadening by resonant lattice phonons," J. Appl. Phys. 60, 376 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Gonda, S.

S. Yoshida, S. Misawa, and S. Gonda, "Properties of AlxGa1−xN films prepared by reactive molecular beam epitaxy," J. Appl. Phys. 53, 6844 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Graham, E. K.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Hanson, F.

Hove, J. M. Van

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Huang, C.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Huang, X.

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

Ivanov, A. O.

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Kaminskii, A. A.

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Khan, M. Asif

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Kuzina, J. N.

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Lian, T.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Liao, H.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Lin, S.

S. Lin, B. Wu, F. Xie, and C. Chen, "Phase-matching retracing behavior: new features in LiB3O5," Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1541 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Martin, K. W.

Massey, G. A.

G. A. Massey, "Measurements of device parameters for Nd:YALO3 Lasers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 669 (1972).
[CrossRef]

Misawa, S.

S. Yoshida, S. Misawa, and S. Gonda, "Properties of AlxGa1−xN films prepared by reactive molecular beam epitaxy," J. Appl. Phys. 53, 6844 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Mochalov, I. V.

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Ni, Y.

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

Olson, D. T.

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Poirier, P.

Reitz, L. F.

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Sarkisov, S. E.

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Shen, H.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

Varitimos, T. E.

M. J. Weber and T. E. Varitimos, "Optical spectra and intensities of Nd3+ in YAlO3," J. Appl. Phys. 42, 4996 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Velsko, S.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Weber, M. J.

M. J. Weber and T. E. Varitimos, "Optical spectra and intensities of Nd3+ in YAlO3," J. Appl. Phys. 42, 4996 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Wu, B.

S. Lin, B. Wu, F. Xie, and C. Chen, "Phase-matching retracing behavior: new features in LiB3O5," Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1541 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Wu, C.

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

Xie, F.

S. Lin, B. Wu, F. Xie, and C. Chen, "Phase-matching retracing behavior: new features in LiB3O5," Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1541 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Ye, Q.

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Yen, J.

J. Yen, "Intentionally short-range communications (ISRC)," NRaD Tech. Rep. 1600 (Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Center, RDT&E Division, San Diego, Calif., May, 1993).

Yoshida, S.

S. Yoshida, S. Misawa, and S. Gonda, "Properties of AlxGa1−xN films prepared by reactive molecular beam epitaxy," J. Appl. Phys. 53, 6844 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Yu, G.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

Zalkin, A.

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Zeng, R.

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Zheng, R.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Zheng, Z.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, Y.

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (2)

S. Lin, B. Wu, F. Xie, and C. Chen, "Phase-matching retracing behavior: new features in LiB3O5," Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 1541 (1991).
[CrossRef]

M. Asif Khan, J. N. Kuzina, D. T. Olson, J. M. Van Hove, M. Blasingame, and L. F. Reitz, "High-responsivity photoconductive ultraviolet sensors based on insulating singlecrystal GaN epilayers," Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2917 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Chin. Phys. (1)

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, X. Huang, C. Wu, and Y. Ni, "Influences of thermal effects on high-power cw outputs of b-axis Nd:YAP lasers," Chin. Phys. 3, 45 (1983).

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

G. A. Massey, "Measurements of device parameters for Nd:YALO3 Lasers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-8, 669 (1972).
[CrossRef]

H. Shen, T. Lian, R. Zheng, Y. Zhou, G. Yu, C. Huang, H. Liao, and Z. Zheng, "Measurement of the stimulated emission cross section for the 4F3/24I13/2 transition of Nd3+ in YAlO3 crystal," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 144 (1989).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (4)

M. J. Weber and T. E. Varitimos, "Optical spectra and intensities of Nd3+ in YAlO3," J. Appl. Phys. 42, 4996 (1971).
[CrossRef]

D. Eimerl, L. Davis, S. Velsko, E. K. Graham, and A. Zalkin, "Optical, mechanical, and thermal properties of barium borate," J. Appl. Phys. 62, 1968 (1987).
[CrossRef]

B. Dischler and H. Ennen, "Polarized anisotropic photoluminescence of laser-related transitions in YAlO3:Nd and YAlO3:Er and line broadening by resonant lattice phonons," J. Appl. Phys. 60, 376 (1986).
[CrossRef]

S. Yoshida, S. Misawa, and S. Gonda, "Properties of AlxGa1−xN films prepared by reactive molecular beam epitaxy," J. Appl. Phys. 53, 6844 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Mat. Res. Bull. (1)

R. Diehl and G. Brandt, "Crystal structure refinement of YAlO3, a promising laser material," Mat. Res. Bull. 10, 85 (1975).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Laser Technol. (1)

H. Shen, Y. Zhou, R. Zeng, G. Yu, Q. Ye, C. Huang, X. Huang, and H. Liao, "High-power 1.3414-μm Nd:YAP cw laser," Opt. Laser Technol. 18, 193 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Status Solidi A (1)

A. A. Kaminskii, S. E. Sarkisov, I. V. Mochalov, L. K. Aminov, and A. O. Ivanov, "Anisotropy of spectroscopic characteristics in the biaxial YAlO3-Nd3+ laser crystal," Phys. Status Solidi A 51, 509 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

J. Yen, "Intentionally short-range communications (ISRC)," NRaD Tech. Rep. 1600 (Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Center, RDT&E Division, San Diego, Calif., May, 1993).

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Polarized absorption bands for 1% Nd:YALO with 0.2-nm resolution.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Polarized emission cross sections for the 4F3/24I11/2 band in Nd:YALO with 0.12-nm resolution.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Optical layout of the laser experiment. CL, cylindrical lens; DP, diode pump arrays; M1, M2, mirrors; Pol, polarizer; AO Q-sw, acousto-optic quartz cell; λ-Plate, wave plate. Wavelength tuning was accomplished by a 45° rotation of the wave plate.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Average power in the IR and green from the Q-switched laser at 100 Hz.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Pulsed energies at 266 and 275 nm obtained by frequency doubling in BBO. The repetition frequencies range from 100 to 600 Hz.

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