Abstract

We report on a Y-junction channel waveguide laser, operating at room temperature, in Nd-diffused Ti:LiNbO3. Pumping was performed with a cw Ti:Al2O3 laser operating at 816 nm. With feedback provided only by the polished end faces of the device, a cw lasing threshold of ~39-mW launched pump power was obtained, with a slope efficiency of ~35%. Using 95% reflectivity mirrors at the waveguide ends, we reduced the lasing threshold to ~4 mW, with a slope efficiency of ~2.6%. Tuning of the lasing signal over a range of 2.3 nm around a center wavelength of 1092.7 nm was demonstrated, with a monolithically integrated phase modulator.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Distributed feedback–distributed Bragg reflector coupled cavity laser with a Ti:(Fe:)Er:LiNbO3 waveguide

Bijoy K. Das, Raimund Ricken, Viktor Quiring, Hubertus Suche, and Wolfgang Sohler
Opt. Lett. 29(2) 165-167 (2004)

Nd:MgO:LiNbO3 waveguide laser and amplifier

M. de Micheli, E. Lallier, C. Grezes-Besset, E. Pelletier, J. P. Pocholle, M. J. Li, Q. He, M. Papuchon, and D. B. Ostrowsky
Opt. Lett. 15(12) 682-684 (1990)

900-nm Nd:Ti:LiNbO3 waveguide laser

C. T. A. Brown, J. Amin, D. P. Shepherd, A. C. Tropper, M. Hempstead, and J. M. Almeida
Opt. Lett. 22(23) 1778-1780 (1997)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription