Abstract

Laser action has been achieved by using lithium (F2+)A centers in KI. The laser is continuously tunable from 2.59 to 3.65 μm; the 1.73-μm line from a pulsed Er:YLF laser is used as pump source.

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  6. M. A. Aegerter, F. Lüty, Phys. Stat. Solidi B 43, 245 (1971).
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  7. I. Schneider, Solid State Commun. 34, 865 (1980).
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  8. I. Schneider, Opt. Lett. 6, 157 (1981).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. I. Schneider, C. L. Marquardt, Opt. Lett. 5, 214 (1980).
    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. The grating and the grating assembly were purchased from Burleigh Instruments, Inc.

1981 (1)

1980 (2)

1979 (1)

1978 (1)

1977 (1)

1971 (1)

M. A. Aegerter, F. Lüty, Phys. Stat. Solidi B 43, 245 (1971).
[CrossRef]

1965 (1)

I. Schneider, M. N. Kabler, Phys. Lett. 17, 213 (1965).
[CrossRef]

1964 (1)

I. Schneider, H. Rabin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 690 (1964);Phys. Rev. A 140, 1983 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Aegerter, M. A.

M. A. Aegerter, F. Lüty, Phys. Stat. Solidi B 43, 245 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Bloom, D. M.

DelGaudio, A. M.

Kabler, M. N.

I. Schneider, M. N. Kabler, Phys. Lett. 17, 213 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Lüty, F.

M. A. Aegerter, F. Lüty, Phys. Stat. Solidi B 43, 245 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Marquardt, C. L.

Mollenauer, L. F.

Rabin, H.

I. Schneider, H. Rabin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 690 (1964);Phys. Rev. A 140, 1983 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Schneider, I.

I. Schneider, Opt. Lett. 6, 157 (1981).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

I. Schneider, C. L. Marquardt, Opt. Lett. 5, 214 (1980).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

I. Schneider, Solid State Commun. 34, 865 (1980).
[CrossRef]

I. Schneider, M. N. Kabler, Phys. Lett. 17, 213 (1965).
[CrossRef]

I. Schneider, H. Rabin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 690 (1964);Phys. Rev. A 140, 1983 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (5)

Phys. Lett. (1)

I. Schneider, M. N. Kabler, Phys. Lett. 17, 213 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (1)

I. Schneider, H. Rabin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13, 690 (1964);Phys. Rev. A 140, 1983 (1965).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Stat. Solidi B (1)

M. A. Aegerter, F. Lüty, Phys. Stat. Solidi B 43, 245 (1971).
[CrossRef]

Solid State Commun. (1)

I. Schneider, Solid State Commun. 34, 865 (1980).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

The grating and the grating assembly were purchased from Burleigh Instruments, Inc.

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Figures (2)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic representation of the color-center laser.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Tuning curve for the lithium (F2+)A center laser in KI. The crystal was pumped with a 4.1-mJ/pulse, 1.73-μm Er3+:YLF laser.

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