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Phosphate glasses for high-average-power lasers
Author(s): Shibin Jiang; Tao Luo; Michael J. Myers; John D. Myers; Jacques Lucas; Nasser Peyghambarian
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Paper Abstract

This paper summaries our effort to develop new Nd3+, Er3+ and Yb3+ doped phosphate laser glasses, which exhibit high strength and low thermal expansion coefficient as well as acceptable optical athermal behavior. Ion-exchange chemical strengthening processes and laser performances of these glasses are presented.

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Date Published: 15 April 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3280, Rare-Earth-Doped Devices II, (15 April 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.305389
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Shibin Jiang, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona and Kigre, Inc. (United States)
Tao Luo, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona and Kigre, Inc. (United States)
Michael J. Myers, Kigre, Inc. (United States)
John D. Myers, Kigre, Inc. (United States)
Jacques Lucas, Univ. de Rennes I (France)
Nasser Peyghambarian, Optical Sciences Ctr./Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3280:
Rare-Earth-Doped Devices II
Seppo Honkanen; Shibin Jiang, Editor(s)

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