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

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1971

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

1965

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

1964

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.

Phys. Lett.

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

Phys. Rev. Lett.

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

Phys. Stat. Solidi B

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

Solid State Commun.

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

Other

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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