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Application of high-Tc superconductors as output coplers for the far-infrared p-germanium laser
Author(s): A. V. Bespalov
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Paper Abstract

We report on the use of high temperature superconductor material for fabricating of a resonator of a far-infrared solid state laser. In our experiment the active medium consisted of a p-germanium crystal at 4.2 K in crossed electric and magnetic fields. We used a SrTiO3 plate as highly reflecting mirror and a YBa2Cu3O7-δ thin film on MgO plate as output coupling mirror. The spectra of the laser with the superconducting mirror was measured. We demonstrate also highly reproducible operation of the laser.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1576, 16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 15761A (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2297759
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A. V. Bespalov, Univ. Regensburg (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1576:
16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Minh Quang Tran, Editor(s)

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