Title

Broad-Band, Intensity-Dependent Absorption In Tetravalent Chromium-Doped Crystals

Title - Alternative

Appl. Phys. Lett.

Keywords

Saturable Absorber; Laser; Physics, Applied

Abstract

Cr4+ -doped Y2SiO5 and Ca2Al2SiO7 have been investigated as broadband, solid state saturable absorbers. Saturation properties in the near infrared as well as a demonstration of tunable, passive Q switching of a flash-lamp pumped Cr:LiSAF laser are discussed.

Publication Title

Applied Physics Letters

Volume

63

Issue/Number

13

Publication Date

1-1-1993

Document Type

Article

Language

English

First Page

1739

Last Page

1741

WOS Identifier

WOS:A1993LZ65400009

ISSN

0003-6951

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