Abstract

Five new laser lines at λ = 2.7118, 2.8230, 2.8400, 2.8665, and 2.8756 μm were found in a YAlO3:Er (10 or 20%) crystal laser operated at 300 K. Tuning of the laser cavity in favor of the new transitions was performed with polarizing, birefringent, and selectively absorbing filters.

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V. A. Gapontsev, S. M. Matitsin, A. A. Isineev, V. B. Kravchenko, Opt. Laser Technol. 189 (1982).

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A. A. Kaminskii, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 1039 (1982).

1974

1969

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Alberovich, L. I.

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Bloom, A. L.

Dätwyler, M.

M. Dätwyler, W. Lüthy, H. P. Weber, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23158 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Fedorov, V. A.

A. A. Kaminskii, V. A. Fedorov, A. O. Ivavov, I. V. Mochalov, L. I. Krutova, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 725 (1982).

Gapontsev, V. A.

V. A. Gapontsev, S. M. Matitsin, A. A. Isineev, V. B. Kravchenko, Opt. Laser Technol. 189 (1982).

Isineev, A. A.

V. A. Gapontsev, S. M. Matitsin, A. A. Isineev, V. B. Kravchenko, Opt. Laser Technol. 189 (1982).

Ivavov, A. O.

A. A. Kaminskii, V. A. Fedorov, A. O. Ivavov, I. V. Mochalov, L. I. Krutova, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 725 (1982).

Kaminskii, A. A.

A. A. Kaminskii, V. A. Fedorov, A. O. Ivavov, I. V. Mochalov, L. I. Krutova, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 725 (1982).

A. A. Kaminskii, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 1039 (1982).

Kravchenko, V. B.

V. A. Gapontsev, S. M. Matitsin, A. A. Isineev, V. B. Kravchenko, Opt. Laser Technol. 189 (1982).

Krutova, L. I.

A. A. Kaminskii, V. A. Fedorov, A. O. Ivavov, I. V. Mochalov, L. I. Krutova, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 725 (1982).

Lüthy, W.

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Matitsin, S. M.

V. A. Gapontsev, S. M. Matitsin, A. A. Isineev, V. B. Kravchenko, Opt. Laser Technol. 189 (1982).

Mikhailov, B. K.

V. M. Zolotarev, B. K. Mikhailov, L. I. Alberovich, S. I. Popov, Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 430 (1969).

Mochalov, I. V.

A. A. Kaminskii, V. A. Fedorov, A. O. Ivavov, I. V. Mochalov, L. I. Krutova, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 725 (1982).

Popov, S. I.

V. M. Zolotarev, B. K. Mikhailov, L. I. Alberovich, S. I. Popov, Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 430 (1969).

Stalder, M.

M. Stalder, W. Lüthy, Opt. Commun. 61, 274 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Weber, H. P.

M. Dätwyler, W. Lüthy, H. P. Weber, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-23158 (1987).
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Wolbarsht, M. L.

M. L. Wolbarsht, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 1427 (1984).
[CrossRef]

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V. M. Zolotarev, B. K. Mikhailov, L. I. Alberovich, S. I. Popov, Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 430 (1969).

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[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am.

Opt. Commun.

M. Stalder, W. Lüthy, Opt. Commun. 61, 274 (1987).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Laser Technol.

V. A. Gapontsev, S. M. Matitsin, A. A. Isineev, V. B. Kravchenko, Opt. Laser Technol. 189 (1982).

Opt. Spectrosc.

V. M. Zolotarev, B. K. Mikhailov, L. I. Alberovich, S. I. Popov, Opt. Spectrosc. 26, 430 (1969).

Sov. Phys. Dokl.

A. A. Kaminskii, V. A. Fedorov, A. O. Ivavov, I. V. Mochalov, L. I. Krutova, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 725 (1982).

A. A. Kaminskii, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 27, 1039 (1982).

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental arrangement: M1, M2, resonator mirrors; B, Brewster plate; S, selective filter; L, laser head with water-cooled helical flash lamp and YAlO3:Er rod; F, lens; M, monochromator; D, InAs photodiode; O, oscilloscope.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Polarization dependence of the laser threshold of a b rod with a 10 mol % dopant concentration. The arrows labeled a and c indicate the positions of the crystallographic a and c axes, respectively, parallel to the plane of incidence of the Brewster plate. Wavelengths: ■, 2.92 μm; ▲, 2.76 μm; and ●, 2.73 μm.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Transmissivity of selective filters in the wavelength range 2.6-2.95 μm. (a) Mica: solid line, muscovite (s) with a thickness of about 30 μm; dashed line, muscovite (d) oriented at 90°; dotted line, phlogopite with a thickness of about 30 μm. (b) Suprasil I of 200-μm thickness (dashed line) and an acetate sheet of 50-μm thickness (solid line).

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Stark splitting of the 4I11/2 and 4I13/2 levels (in inverse centimeters) with the observed laser transitions and their tentative assignments. The three transitions on the right-hand side are known4,5; the six transitions on the left-hand side have been described for the first time to our knowledge in Ref. 6 and in this Letter.

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Table 1 Experimental Conditions and Resulting Wavelengths

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