Abstract

Small-signal gain properties of Cr3+-doped LiSrAlF6 are measured for the first time to our knowledge. Maximum small-signal gain values of 0.17 cm−1 are reported for π-polarized light. For σ polarization, the gain is significantly suppressed by excited-state absorption.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
    [CrossRef]
  2. M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
    [CrossRef]
  3. A. Sullivan, H. Hamster, H. C. Kapteyn, S. Gordon, W. White, H. Nathel, R. J. Blair, R. W. Falcone, Opt. Lett. 16, 1406 (1991).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. J. D. Kmetec, J. J. Macklin, J. F. Young, Opt. Lett. 16, 1001 (1991).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
    [CrossRef]
  6. S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, G. D. Wilke, J. Lumin. 44, 167 (1989).
    [CrossRef]
  7. M. Stalder, B. H. T. Chai, M. Bass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 216 (1991).
    [CrossRef]
  8. B. H. T. Chai, Center for Research in Electro-Optics and Lasers, Orlando, Fla. 32826 (personal communication, 1991).
  9. M. C. Richardson, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 1410, 15 (1991).
  10. D. E. Spence, P. N. Kean, W. Sibbett, Opt. Lett. 16, 42 (1991).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. H. W. H. Lee, S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, Phys. Rev. B 39, 8907 (1989).
    [CrossRef]
  12. S. A. Payne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Calif. 94550 (personal communication, 1992).
  13. P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

1991

1989

H. W. H. Lee, S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, Phys. Rev. B 39, 8907 (1989).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, G. D. Wilke, J. Lumin. 44, 167 (1989).
[CrossRef]

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1988

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Bado, P.

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Bass, M.

M. Stalder, B. H. T. Chai, M. Bass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 216 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Beaud, P.

P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

Blair, R. J.

Chai, B. H. T.

M. Stalder, B. H. T. Chai, M. Bass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 216 (1991).
[CrossRef]

B. H. T. Chai, Center for Research in Electro-Optics and Lasers, Orlando, Fla. 32826 (personal communication, 1991).

P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

Chase, L. L.

H. W. H. Lee, S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, Phys. Rev. B 39, 8907 (1989).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, G. D. Wilke, J. Lumin. 44, 167 (1989).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Chen, Y.-F.

P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

Falcone, R. W.

Gordon, S.

Hamster, H.

Harter, D. J.

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Kapteyn, H. C.

Kean, P. N.

Kmetec, J. D.

Kway, W. L.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Lee, H. W. H.

H. W. H. Lee, S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, Phys. Rev. B 39, 8907 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Macklin, J. J.

Maine, P.

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Miesak, E.

P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

Mourou, G.

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Nathel, H.

Newkirk, H. W.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Payne, S. A.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, G. D. Wilke, J. Lumin. 44, 167 (1989).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

H. W. H. Lee, S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, Phys. Rev. B 39, 8907 (1989).
[CrossRef]

S. A. Payne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Calif. 94550 (personal communication, 1992).

Pessot, M.

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Richardson, M. C.

M. C. Richardson, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 1410, 15 (1991).

P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

Sibbett, W.

Smith, L. K.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Spence, D. E.

Squier, J.

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Stalder, M.

M. Stalder, B. H. T. Chai, M. Bass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 216 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Strickland, D.

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Sullivan, A.

White, W.

Wilke, G. D.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, G. D. Wilke, J. Lumin. 44, 167 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Young, J. F.

Appl. Phys. Lett.

M. Stalder, B. H. T. Chai, M. Bass, Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 216 (1991).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

P. Maine, D. Strickland, P. Bado, M. Pessot, G. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 398 (1988).
[CrossRef]

M. Pessot, J. Squier, P. Bado, G. Mourou, D. J. Harter, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 25, 61 (1989).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, L. K. Smith, W. L. Kway, H. W. Newkirk, J. Appl. Phys. 66, 1051 (1989).
[CrossRef]

J. Lumin.

S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, G. D. Wilke, J. Lumin. 44, 167 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Phys. Rev. B

H. W. H. Lee, S. A. Payne, L. L. Chase, Phys. Rev. B 39, 8907 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng.

M. C. Richardson, Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng. 1410, 15 (1991).

Other

S. A. Payne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Calif. 94550 (personal communication, 1992).

P. Beaud, E. Miesak, Y.-F. Chen, B. H. T. Chai, M. C. Richardson, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1992), paper CFD3.

B. H. T. Chai, Center for Research in Electro-Optics and Lasers, Orlando, Fla. 32826 (personal communication, 1991).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup. P, polarizer; WP, wave plate; A’s, apertures; PD, photodiode.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Small-signal gain (a) versus electrical input energy and (b) versus wavelength in LiSrAlF6:Cr3+ for π-polarized light.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Small-signal gain at 850 nm versus electrical input energy in LiSrAlF6:Cr3+ for π-polarized light for three different Cr3+ concentrations.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Small-signal gain (a) versus electrical input energy and (b) versus wavelength in LiSrAlF6:Cr3+ for σ-polarized light.

Metrics