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Pr3+ doped YAG and SLGO laser rods
Author(s): Slawomir Maksymilian Kaczmarek; Zygmunt Mierczyk; Krzysztof Kopczynski; Zygmunt Frukacz; Izabella Pracka; Tadeusz Lukasiewicz
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Paper Abstract

Examined praseodymium doped crystals with 1 at.% of Pr3+ ions for YAG and SrLaGa3O7 (SLGO) hosts were produced using Czochralski method. The luminescence for the range of 200 - 800 nm and absorption spectra for a wide range of 200 - 6000 nm, for Pr3+:YAG and Pr3+:SLGO crystals have been measured. It was stated that for praseodymium doped YAG and SLGO crystals, the strongest peaks of luminescence occur at 0.489 and 0.502 micrometers and the strongest peaks of absorption occur at 0.44 - 0.5 and 0.58 - 0.62 micrometers bands. A free-running laser emission of (lambda) equals 0.62 micrometers radiation for both types of crystals Pr:YAG and Pr:SLGO for two different transmissions of output mirrors have been obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 April 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2772, Laser Optics '95: Solid State Lasers, (11 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238087
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Slawomir Maksymilian Kaczmarek, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Zygmunt Mierczyk, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Krzysztof Kopczynski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Zygmunt Frukacz, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)
Izabella Pracka, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)
Tadeusz Lukasiewicz, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2772:
Laser Optics '95: Solid State Lasers
Artur A. Mak; Vladimir I. Ustugov, Editor(s)

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