Abbreviated Journal Title
Appl. Phys. Lett.
Absorption; Fiber; Physics; Applied
We report the first demonstration of a green erbium-doped crystal laser at room temperature. Excited with a pulsed dye laser, the erbium-doped LiYF4 crystal emitted on the S-4(3/2)-I-4(15/2) ground state transition. As expected from fluorescence measurements, the emitted radiation was polarized parallel to the optical axis. Laser oscillation has also been observed in erbium-doped Y3Al5O12 and Lu3Al5O12 crystals.
Applied Physics Letters
Brede, R.; Danger, T.; Heumann, E.; Huber, G.; and Chai, B., "Room-Temperature Green Laser-Emission Of Er-Liyf4" (1993). Faculty Bibliography 1990s. 651.