Abstract

A single-frequency, diode-pumped, Er–Yb:glass microchip laser at a 1530-nm wavelength has been designed and operated. An output power of greater than 25 mW, a linewidth narrower than 1 kHz, and a slope efficiency of 22% have been obtained.

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  5. P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, “Analysis and modelling of the erbium–ytterbium glass laser,” Opt. Commun. (to be published).
  6. P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, Electron. Lett. 28, 490 (1992).
    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]

1993 (1)

1992 (3)

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, Electron. Lett. 28, 490 (1992).
[CrossRef]

J. J. Zayhowsky, J. A. Keszenheimer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 1118 (1992).
[CrossRef]

1991 (1)

1989 (2)

1984 (1)

P. B. Gallion, G. Debarge, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 343 (1984).
[CrossRef]

De Silvestri, S.

Debarge, G.

P. B. Gallion, G. Debarge, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 343 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Gallion, P. B.

P. B. Gallion, G. Debarge, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 343 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Keszenheimer, J. A.

J. J. Zayhowsky, J. A. Keszenheimer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 1118 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Laporta, P.

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Opt. Lett. 18, 31 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, Electron. Lett. 28, 490 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. De Silvestri, V. Magni, O. Svelto, Opt. Lett. 16, 1952 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, “Analysis and modelling of the erbium–ytterbium glass laser,” Opt. Commun. (to be published).

Longhi, S.

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Opt. Lett. 18, 31 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, “Analysis and modelling of the erbium–ytterbium glass laser,” Opt. Commun. (to be published).

Magni, V.

Mooradian, A.

Sacchi, G.

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Opt. Lett. 18, 31 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Svelto, O.

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Opt. Lett. 18, 31 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, Electron. Lett. 28, 490 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. De Silvestri, V. Magni, O. Svelto, Opt. Lett. 16, 1952 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, “Analysis and modelling of the erbium–ytterbium glass laser,” Opt. Commun. (to be published).

Taccheo, S.

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Opt. Lett. 18, 31 (1993).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, Electron. Lett. 28, 490 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, “Analysis and modelling of the erbium–ytterbium glass laser,” Opt. Commun. (to be published).

Zayhowsky, J. J.

Electron. Lett. (2)

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, G. Sacchi, Electron. Lett. 28, 2067 (1992).
[CrossRef]

P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, Electron. Lett. 28, 490 (1992).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

P. B. Gallion, G. Debarge, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 343 (1984).
[CrossRef]

J. J. Zayhowsky, J. A. Keszenheimer, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 28, 1118 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (4)

Other (1)

P. Laporta, S. Longhi, S. Taccheo, O. Svelto, “Analysis and modelling of the erbium–ytterbium glass laser,” Opt. Commun. (to be published).

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Output power from the microchip laser as a function of the input power incident upon the laser disk. The threshold power is 37 mW, and the slope efficiency is 22%.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Optical spectrum of the single-mode Er–Yb phosphate glass microchip laser.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a), (b) Near-field and (c), (d) the corresponding far-field intensity distributions of the laser beam along orthogonal axes. The mode spot size (1/e2 radius of peak intensity) is 33 μm in both directions; the divergence angle ΘX = ΘY = 16 mrad.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Self-homodyne measurement of the laser linewidth performed with an optical delay line of 4.5 km. The measured linewidth (−3 dB) is 0.85 kHz, the measurement time is 45 s, and the resolution bandwidth is 100 Hz.

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