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Dual-wavelength Nd:CALGO laser based on an intracavity birefringent filter
Author(s): R. Akbari; P. Loiko; J. Xu; X. Xu; A. Major
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrated continuous-wave dual-wavelength (DW) operation of a Nd:CALGO laser using a single birefringent filter (BRF) plate. Owing to a new mechanism of the BRF loss action, the equal lasing thresholds at two wavelengths could be provided by a single transmission peak of the filter and wavelength separation was not limited to the free-spectral range (FSR) of the filter. A wide range of DW pairs with wavelength separation from sub-nm up to ~4 nm with adjustable spectral intensity ratio was experimentally demonstrated using a single 2 mm-thick BRF plate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 2019
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10896, Solid State Lasers XXVIII: Technology and Devices, 1089611 (7 March 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2508974
Show Author Affiliations
R. Akbari, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)
P. Loiko, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation)
J. Xu, Tongji Univ. (China)
X. Xu, Jiangsu Normal Univ. (China)
A. Major, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10896:
Solid State Lasers XXVIII: Technology and Devices
W. Andrew Clarkson; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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