EDP Sciences Journals List
Issue J. Phys. IV France
Volume 01, Number C7, Décembre 1991
2nd International Conference
Laser M2P
Page(s) C7-363 - C7-366
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:1991795

2nd International Conference
Laser M2P

J. Phys. IV France 01 (1991) C7-363-C7-366

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1991795

Cr3+-SENSITIZATION OF THE 3µm Er3+: YAG LASER

R. GROSS1, G. HUBER1, B. STRUVE2 and E.W. DUCZINSKI2

1  Institut für Angewandte Physik, Universität Hamburg, Jungiusstr: 11, D-2000 Hamburg 36, Germany
2  Lasertec Hamburg GmbH, Stresemannstr. 364-368, D-2000 Hamburg 20, Germany


Abstract
The laser parameters of flashlamp pumped Cr(2%),Er:YAG with Erbium concentrations of 30% and 50% were investigated and compared with unsensitized crystals. With short pulse durations (tp < 500 µs) Chromium improves the lasing performance. Thresholds as low as 8J have been achieved.



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