Abstract

A room-temperature Tm:YVO4 laser at 1.94 μm has been demonstrated for the first time to our knowledge. This laser is characterized by a broad bandwidth and a large absorption cross section for the 800-nm pump band. A slope efficiency of 25% was obtained under nonoptimal conditions.

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