TITLE

Efficient laser performance of Nd:GdLiF[sub 4]: A new laser crystal

AUTHOR(S)
Zhang, X.X.; Bass, M.; Villaverde, A.B.; Lefaucheur, J.; Pham, A.; Chai, B.H.T.
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/15/1993, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p1197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Characterizes the laser action of Nd doped gadolinium lithium fluoride (Nd:GLF) in pulsed and crystal whisker laser pumped operation. Spectroscopic and laser properties of Nd:GLF; Comparison of the laser performance with that of the Nd doped lithium yttrium fluoride; Doping of GLF with higher Nd concentration.
ACCESSION #
4329593

 

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