Ho:YVO4 and Ho:YLiF4 solid-state saturable absorber Q-switches for 2-μm Tm,Cr:Y3Al5O12 laser

Yen Kuang Kuo, Milton Birnbaum, Robert D. Stultz

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The use of a 4% Ho:YVO4 and a 10% Ho:YLiF4 solid-state crystals are introduced as saturable absorber Q-switches for the Tm,Cr:TAG laser operating at 2.017 μm. The optical characteristics of the two saturable absorbers are also investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-200
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Dec 1
EventProceedings of the 1995 8th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. Part 1 (of 2) - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: 1995 Oct 301995 Nov 2

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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