Abstract

Resonantly pumped Er3+:Sc2O3 laser operation is achieved with a quantum defect (QD) of 1.5% at liquid nitrogen temperature. The laser, in-line pumped at 1535 nm, operated at 1558 nm with a slope efficiency of over 45%. This is believed to be the lowest QD eye-safe laser ever reported. CW output of over 3.3 W was obtained in this first experiment.

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S. D. Setzler, M. P. Francis, Y. E. Young, J. R. Konves, and E. P. Chicklis, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 645 (2005).
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N. Ter-Gabrielyan, L. D. Merkle, G. A. Newburgh, M. Dubinskii, and A. Ikesue, in 2008 Advanced Solid-State Photonics Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper TuB4.

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T. Y. Fan, D. J. Ripin, R. L. Aggarwal, J. R. Ochoa, B. Chann, M. Tilleman, and J. Spitzberg, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 448 (2007).
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Appl. Opt. (1)

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, and W. F. Krupke, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 2619 (1992).
[CrossRef]

B. F. Aull and H. P. Jenssen, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 18, 925 (1982).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (2)

S. D. Setzler, M. P. Francis, Y. E. Young, J. R. Konves, and E. P. Chicklis, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 645 (2005).
[CrossRef]

T. Y. Fan, D. J. Ripin, R. L. Aggarwal, J. R. Ochoa, B. Chann, M. Tilleman, and J. Spitzberg, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 448 (2007).
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Opt. Express (2)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (4)

L. D. Merkle, N. Ter-Gabrielyan, M. Dubinskii, and A. Ikesue, in 2007 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThDD1.

A. Ikesue, in 2007 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThT1.

M. Fechner, A. Kahn, H. Scheife, K. Petermann, and G. Huber, in 2007 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, Technical Digest (2007), paper CA8-5.

N. Ter-Gabrielyan, L. D. Merkle, G. A. Newburgh, M. Dubinskii, and A. Ikesue, in 2008 Advanced Solid-State Photonics Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper TuB4.

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