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Intracavity-enhanced laser cooling of solids using high power VECSELs at 1020 nm
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Paper Abstract

Laser cooling of solids to 148 K has been demonstrated in a Yb:YLF crystal using intracavity absorption enhancement in an InGaAs MQW VECSEL at 1020 nm. This is the lowest temperature achieved in the intracavity geometry to date and presents a significant advancement towards an all-solid-state compact cryocooler.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8606, Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) III, 86060A (26 February 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2003561
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Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Mohammad Ghasemkhani, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Alexander R. Albrecht, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)
Denis V. Seletskiy, Univ. of Konstanz (United States)
Jeffrey G. Cederberg, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Seth D. Melgaard, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8606:
Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) III
Jennifer E. Hastie, Editor(s)

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