Directly diode-laser-pumped Ti:sapphire laser

Roth, Peter W. and MacLean, A.J. and Burns, D. and Kemp, A.J. (2009) Directly diode-laser-pumped Ti:sapphire laser. Optics Letters, 34 (21). pp. 3334-3336. ISSN 0146-9592

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Abstract

A directly diode-laser-pumped Ti:Al2O3 laser is demonstrated. Using a 1 W, 452 nm GaN diode laser, 19 mW of cw output power is achieved in a potentially portable format. Pumping at this short wavelength induces a loss at the laser wavelength that is not seen for the more typical green pump wavelengths. This effect is characterized and discussed.

ORCID iDs

Roth, Peter W., MacLean, A.J., Burns, D. and Kemp, A.J. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1076-3138;