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Spectroscopic investigation and continuous-wave laser demonstration utilising single crystal cr2+:CdZnTe

Cerny, P. and Sun, H. and Burns, D. and Roy, U.N. and Burger, A. (2005) Spectroscopic investigation and continuous-wave laser demonstration utilising single crystal cr2+:CdZnTe. In: Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest. Optical Society of America.

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Abstract

We report spectroscopic and laser investigations of a novel mid-infrared laser material Cr2+:Cd1-xZnxTe, x=0.04. The threshold for continuous-wave laser action was 55 mW of absorbed power and up to 3 mW output was obtained.