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Q-switch saturable absorber materials for solid state lasers
Author(s): Robert D. Stultz; Marly Bueno de Camargo; Milton Birnbaum
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Paper Abstract

New solid-state passive Q-switch materials for the Er:glass laser at 1.53 micrometers are described. Saturable absorber Q-switching has been obtained using U4+:SrF2, Er3+:CaF2, and Er3+:Ca5(PO4)3F.

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Date Published: 1 June 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2115, Visible and UV Lasers, (1 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172750
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Robert D. Stultz, Univ. of Southern California (United States)
Marly Bueno de Camargo, Univ. of Southern California (United States)
Milton Birnbaum, Univ. of Southern California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2115:
Visible and UV Lasers
Richard Scheps, Editor(s)

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