Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 42, Number 2, May 2008
|Page(s)||121 - 124|
|Section||Laser and Optics|
|Published online||28 March 2008|
Single-frequency operation of an orange avalanche upconversion laser for high-resolution laser spectroscopy
Laboratoire Aimé Cotton, CNRS-Université Paris Sud 11,
Bât. 505, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
2 Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, CNRS-UMR 7574, École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
3 NEST-INFM, Dipartimeto di Fisica, Università di Pisa, Via Buonarroti, 2, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 21 January 2008
Published online: 28 March 2008
We report single transverse and longitudinal mode operation of an all solid-state orange laser pumped at 821 nm. Oscillation at 607 nm by avalanche upconversion in Pr, Yb:BaY2F8 pumped by a Ti-Sapphire laser at 821 nm is obtained with a threshold as low as 570 mW. A maximum output power of 12 mW is obtained for a pump power of 2.5 W.
PACS: 42.55.-f – Lasers / 42.70.Hj – Laser materials / 42.55.Rz – Doped-insulator lasers and other solid state lasers
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