Abstract

We have investigated the lasing characteristics of Tm:LSO crystal in three operation regimes: continuous wave (CW), wavelength tunable and passive Q-switching based on graphene. In CW regime, a maximum output power of 0.65 W at 2054.9 nm with a slope efficiency of 21% was achieved. With a quartz plate, a broad wavelength tunable range of 145 nm was obtained, corresponding to a FWHM of 100 nm. By using a graphene saturable absorber mirror, the passively Q-switched Tm:LSO laser produced pulses with duration of 7.8 μs at 2030.8 nm under a repetition rate of 7.6 kHz, corresponding to pulse energy of 14.0 μJ.

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2012 (6)

2011 (2)

2010 (5)

L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, Z. G. Wang, X. M. Duan, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation of a b-cut Tm,Ho:YAP laser with dual wavelengths pumped by a laser diode of 792nm,” Laser Phys.20(1), 205–208 (2010).
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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2009 (1)

L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, C. W. Song, Y. Z. Wang, and Z. G. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation Tm,Ho:YAP laser pumped by a laser diode of 798 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett.6(2), 102–104 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (4)

M. S. Gaponenko, I. A. Denisov, V. E. Kisel, A. M. Malyarevich, A. A. Zhilin, A. A. Onushchenko, N. V. Kuleshov, and K. V. Yumashev, “Diode-pumped Tm:KY(WO4)2 laser passively Q-switched with PbS-doped glass,” Appl. Phys. B93(4), 787–791 (2008).
[CrossRef]

J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. Q. Yao, L. L. Zheng, X. M. Duan, Y. Z. Wang, G. J. Zhao, and Q. Dong, “Diode pumped room-temperature continuous wave Tm-doped Lu2SiO5 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.5(10), 714–718 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. Q. Yao, L. L. Zheng, X. M. Duan, G. J. Zhao, and Z. Y. Hua, “Judd–Ofelt analysis of spectra and experimental evaluation of laser performance of Tm3+ doped Lu2SiO5 crystal,” Chin. Phys. B.17(10), 3635–3639 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2006 (2)

2005 (3)

B. Q. Yao, Y. Z. Wang, Y. L. Ju, and W. J. He, “Performance of AO Q-switched Tm,Ho:GdVO4laser pumped by a 794nm laser diode,” Opt. Express13(13), 5157–5162 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

F. Z. Qamar and T. A. King, “Passive Q-switching of the Tm-silica fibre laser near 2.l μm by a Cr2+:ZnSe saturable absorber crystal,” Opt. Commun.248(4-6), 501–508 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000 (1)

1993 (1)

C. Li, R. Moncorge, J. C. Souriau, and C. Wyon, “Efficient 2.05 µm room temperature Y2SiO5:Tm3+ CW laser,” Opt. Commun.101(5–6), 356–360 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Badikov, V. V.

L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Bai, Y. X.

Balembois, F.

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Batay, L. E.

L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Bromberger, H.

Brown, C. T. A.

Budni, P. A.

Calvez, S.

Chandrashekhar, M.

J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, L.

S. Zhuang, D. Li, X. Xu, Z. Wang, H. Yu, J. Xu, L. Chen, Y. Zhao, L. Guo, and X. Xu, “Continuous-wave and actively Q-switched Nd:LSO crystal lasers,” Appl. Phys. B107(1), 41–45 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Chen, S. S.

Chen, Y. Q.

J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chicklis, E. P.

Dawlaty, J. M.

J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dawson, M. D.

Dekorsy, T.

Demidovich, A. A.

L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Denisov, I. A.

M. S. Gaponenko, I. A. Denisov, V. E. Kisel, A. M. Malyarevich, A. A. Zhilin, A. A. Onushchenko, N. V. Kuleshov, and K. V. Yumashev, “Diode-pumped Tm:KY(WO4)2 laser passively Q-switched with PbS-doped glass,” Appl. Phys. B93(4), 787–791 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dong, Q.

B. Q. Yao, L. L. Zheng, X. M. Duan, Y. Z. Wang, G. J. Zhao, and Q. Dong, “Diode pumped room-temperature continuous wave Tm-doped Lu2SiO5 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.5(10), 714–718 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Druon, F.

F. Thibault, D. Pelenc, F. Druon, Y. Zaouter, M. Jacquemet, and P. Georges, “Efficient diode-pumped Yb3+:Y2SiO5 and Yb3+:Lu2SiO5 high-power femtosecond laser operation,” Opt. Lett.31(10), 1555–1557 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Duan, X. M.

L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, Z. G. Wang, X. M. Duan, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation of a b-cut Tm,Ho:YAP laser with dual wavelengths pumped by a laser diode of 792nm,” Laser Phys.20(1), 205–208 (2010).
[CrossRef]

B. Q. Yao, L. L. Zheng, X. M. Duan, Y. Z. Wang, G. J. Zhao, and Q. Dong, “Diode pumped room-temperature continuous wave Tm-doped Lu2SiO5 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett.5(10), 714–718 (2008).
[CrossRef]

B. Q. Yao, L. L. Zheng, X. M. Duan, G. J. Zhao, and Z. Y. Hua, “Judd–Ofelt analysis of spectra and experimental evaluation of laser performance of Tm3+ doped Lu2SiO5 crystal,” Chin. Phys. B.17(10), 3635–3639 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Faoro, R.

Ferrand, B.

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Gao, C. Q.

Gao, W. L.

Gaponenko, M. S.

M. S. Gaponenko, I. A. Denisov, V. E. Kisel, A. M. Malyarevich, A. A. Zhilin, A. A. Onushchenko, N. V. Kuleshov, and K. V. Yumashev, “Diode-pumped Tm:KY(WO4)2 laser passively Q-switched with PbS-doped glass,” Appl. Phys. B93(4), 787–791 (2008).
[CrossRef]

George, P.

J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Georges, P.

F. Thibault, D. Pelenc, F. Druon, Y. Zaouter, M. Jacquemet, and P. Georges, “Efficient diode-pumped Yb3+:Y2SiO5 and Yb3+:Lu2SiO5 high-power femtosecond laser operation,” Opt. Lett.31(10), 1555–1557 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Grabtchikov, A. S.

L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Griebner, U.

Guo, H. C.

Guo, L.

S. Zhuang, D. Li, X. Xu, Z. Wang, H. Yu, J. Xu, L. Chen, Y. Zhao, L. Guo, and X. Xu, “Continuous-wave and actively Q-switched Nd:LSO crystal lasers,” Appl. Phys. B107(1), 41–45 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Guo, L. W.

Gupta, J. A.

He, W. J.

Heinecke, D.

Heumann, E.

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Hua, Z. Y.

B. Q. Yao, L. L. Zheng, X. M. Duan, G. J. Zhao, and Z. Y. Hua, “Judd–Ofelt analysis of spectra and experimental evaluation of laser performance of Tm3+ doped Lu2SiO5 crystal,” Chin. Phys. B.17(10), 3635–3639 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Huan, C. H.

Huber, G.

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Jacquemet, C.

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Jacquemet, M.

F. Thibault, D. Pelenc, F. Druon, Y. Zaouter, M. Jacquemet, and P. Georges, “Efficient diode-pumped Yb3+:Y2SiO5 and Yb3+:Lu2SiO5 high-power femtosecond laser operation,” Opt. Lett.31(10), 1555–1557 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Janel, N.

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ju, Y. L.

Kadankov, M.

Kavaya, M. J.

King, T. A.

F. Z. Qamar and T. A. King, “Passive Q-switching of the Tm-silica fibre laser near 2.l μm by a Cr2+:ZnSe saturable absorber crystal,” Opt. Commun.248(4-6), 501–508 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kisel, V. E.

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Knize, R. J.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd: yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
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Kölbl, C.

Kretschmann, H.

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
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Kück, S.

L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
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A. A. Lagatsky, S. Calvez, J. A. Gupta, V. E. Kisel, N. V. Kuleshov, C. T. A. Brown, M. D. Dawson, and W. Sibbett, “Broadly tunable femtosecond mode-locking in a Tm:KYW laser near 2 μm,” Opt. Express19(10), 9995–10000 (2011).
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M. S. Gaponenko, I. A. Denisov, V. E. Kisel, A. M. Malyarevich, A. A. Zhilin, A. A. Onushchenko, N. V. Kuleshov, and K. V. Yumashev, “Diode-pumped Tm:KY(WO4)2 laser passively Q-switched with PbS-doped glass,” Appl. Phys. B93(4), 787–791 (2008).
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A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
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Lemons, M. L.

Levchenko, V. I.

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
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C. Li, R. Moncorge, J. C. Souriau, and C. Wyon, “Efficient 2.05 µm room temperature Y2SiO5:Tm3+ CW laser,” Opt. Commun.101(5–6), 356–360 (1993).
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S. Zhuang, D. Li, X. Xu, Z. Wang, H. Yu, J. Xu, L. Chen, Y. Zhao, L. Guo, and X. Xu, “Continuous-wave and actively Q-switched Nd:LSO crystal lasers,” Appl. Phys. B107(1), 41–45 (2012).
[CrossRef]

Li, D. H.

Li, G.

B. Q. Yao, Y. Tian, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “InGaAs/GaAs saturable absorber for diode-pumped passively Q-switched dual-wavelength Tm:YAP lasers,” Opt. Express18(13), 13574–13579 (2010).
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L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, Z. G. Wang, X. M. Duan, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation of a b-cut Tm,Ho:YAP laser with dual wavelengths pumped by a laser diode of 792nm,” Laser Phys.20(1), 205–208 (2010).
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Li, J.

Li, L. J.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd: yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
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L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, Z. G. Wang, X. M. Duan, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation of a b-cut Tm,Ho:YAP laser with dual wavelengths pumped by a laser diode of 792nm,” Laser Phys.20(1), 205–208 (2010).
[CrossRef]

L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, C. W. Song, Y. Z. Wang, and Z. G. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation Tm,Ho:YAP laser pumped by a laser diode of 798 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett.6(2), 102–104 (2009).
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Lisinetskii, V. A.

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Ma, J.

Malyarevich, A. M.

M. S. Gaponenko, I. A. Denisov, V. E. Kisel, A. M. Malyarevich, A. A. Zhilin, A. A. Onushchenko, N. V. Kuleshov, and K. V. Yumashev, “Diode-pumped Tm:KY(WO4)2 laser passively Q-switched with PbS-doped glass,” Appl. Phys. B93(4), 787–791 (2008).
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Miller, C. A.

Modlin, E. A.

Moncorge, R.

C. Li, R. Moncorge, J. C. Souriau, and C. Wyon, “Efficient 2.05 µm room temperature Y2SiO5:Tm3+ CW laser,” Opt. Commun.101(5–6), 356–360 (1993).
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L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
[CrossRef]

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
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Onushchenko, A. A.

M. S. Gaponenko, I. A. Denisov, V. E. Kisel, A. M. Malyarevich, A. A. Zhilin, A. A. Onushchenko, N. V. Kuleshov, and K. V. Yumashev, “Diode-pumped Tm:KY(WO4)2 laser passively Q-switched with PbS-doped glass,” Appl. Phys. B93(4), 787–791 (2008).
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L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
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L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
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Petrov, V.

Petzar, P. J.

Podlipensky, A. V.

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
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Qamar, F. Z.

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Shcherbitsky, V. G.

A. V. Podlipensky, V. G. Shcherbitsky, N. V. Kuleshov, V. I. Levchenko, V. N. Yakimovich, M. Mond, E. Heumann, G. Huber, H. Kretschmann, and S. Kück, “Efficient laser operation and continuous-wave diode pumping of Cr2+:ZnSe single crystals,” Appl. Phys. B72(2), 253–255 (2001).
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L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
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Singh, U. N.

Song, C. W.

L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, C. W. Song, Y. Z. Wang, and Z. G. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation Tm,Ho:YAP laser pumped by a laser diode of 798 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett.6(2), 102–104 (2009).
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C. Li, R. Moncorge, J. C. Souriau, and C. Wyon, “Efficient 2.05 µm room temperature Y2SiO5:Tm3+ CW laser,” Opt. Commun.101(5–6), 356–360 (1993).
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J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
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J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
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W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd: yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
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Tan, W. D.

W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd: yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
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G. Q. Xie, J. Ma, P. Lv, W. L. Gao, P. Yuan, L. J. Qian, H. H. Yu, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and D. Y. Tang, “Graphene saturable absorber for Q-switching and mode locking at 2 µm wavelength [Invited],” Opt. Mater. Express2(6), 878–883 (2012).
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W. D. Tan, C. Y. Su, R. J. Knize, G. Q. Xie, L. J. Li, and D. Y. Tang, “Mode locking of ceramic Nd: yttrium aluminum garnet with graphene as a saturable absorber,” Appl. Phys. Lett.96(3), 031106 (2010).
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Tian, Y.

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L. E. Batay, A. N. Kuzmin, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, A. A. Demidovich, A. N. Titov, V. V. Badikov, S. G. Sheina, V. L. Panyutin, M. Mond, and S. Kück, “Efficient diode-pumped passively Q-switched laser operation around 1.9μm and self-frequency Raman conversion of Tm-doped KY(WO4)2,” Appl. Phys. Lett.81(16), 2926–2928 (2002).
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Trieu, B. C.

Veksler, D.

J. M. Dawlaty, S. Shivaraman, J. Strait, P. George, M. Chandrashekhar, F. Rana, M. G. Spencer, D. Veksler, and Y. Q. Chen, “Measurement of the optical absorption spectra of epitaxial graphene from terahertz to visible,” Appl. Phys. Lett.93(13), 131905 (2008).
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Viana, B.

M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
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M. Jacquemet, C. Jacquemet, N. Janel, F. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, J. Petit, B. Viana, D. Vivien, and B. Ferrand, “Efficient laser action of Yb:LSO and Yb:YSO oxyorthosilicates crystals under high-power diode-pumping,” Appl. Phys. B80(2), 171–176 (2005).
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Wang, Q.

Wang, R.

Wang, Y. Z.

B. Q. Yao, Y. Tian, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “InGaAs/GaAs saturable absorber for diode-pumped passively Q-switched dual-wavelength Tm:YAP lasers,” Opt. Express18(13), 13574–13579 (2010).
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L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, C. W. Song, Y. Z. Wang, and Z. G. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation Tm,Ho:YAP laser pumped by a laser diode of 798 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett.6(2), 102–104 (2009).
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L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, Z. G. Wang, X. M. Duan, G. Li, and Y. Z. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation of a b-cut Tm,Ho:YAP laser with dual wavelengths pumped by a laser diode of 792nm,” Laser Phys.20(1), 205–208 (2010).
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L. J. Li, B. Q. Yao, C. W. Song, Y. Z. Wang, and Z. G. Wang, “Continuous wave and AO Q-switch operation Tm,Ho:YAP laser pumped by a laser diode of 798 nm,” Laser Phys. Lett.6(2), 102–104 (2009).
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Zhao, Y.

S. Zhuang, D. Li, X. Xu, Z. Wang, H. Yu, J. Xu, L. Chen, Y. Zhao, L. Guo, and X. Xu, “Continuous-wave and actively Q-switched Nd:LSO crystal lasers,” Appl. Phys. B107(1), 41–45 (2012).
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Figures (9)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Diode-pumped Tm:LSO laser setup.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Average output power versus absorbed pump power in CW regime for different OCs of T = 0.5%, 1%, 2% and 3%, respectively.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Output spectra from Tm:LSO lasers in CW regime with different OCs.

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Fig. 4

Wavelength tunability of CW Tm:LSO laser at the absorbed pump power of 3.4 W with OC of T = 1%.

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Fig. 5

Average output powers versus absorbed pump powers for passively Q-switched Tm:LSO laser.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

The repetition rate and pulse duration versus absorbed pump power from Q-switched Tm:LSO laser.

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Fig. 7

The pulse energy versus absorbed pump power for Tm:LSO laser.

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Fig. 8

The temporal profiles of the pulse trains from passively Q-switched Tm:LSO laser with OC of T = 1%.

Fig. 9
Fig. 9

Output spectrum characteristics for grapheme Q-switched Tm:LSO laser.

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