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Ti:YAlO3 vibronic transition: can lase or cannot?
Author(s): W. C. Wong; T. Danger; Guenter Huber; Klaus Petermann
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Paper Abstract

The origin of excited-state absorption (ESA) that plagues the performance of Ti:YAlO3 as a laser material is discussed. It is proposed that two populations of Ti3+ exist in YAlO3. Those that have a lower photoionization threshold have to be eliminated to prevent the ESA from affecting lasing.

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Date Published: 1 November 1997
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3176, Tunable Solid State Lasers, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293429
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W. C. Wong, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
T. Danger, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Guenter Huber, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Klaus Petermann, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3176:
Tunable Solid State Lasers
Wieslaw Strek; Edward Lukowiak; Barbara Nissen-Sobocinska, Editor(s)

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