Continuous wave laser generation at 1064 nm in femtosecond laser inscribed Nd:YVO4 channel waveguides

Yang Tan; Feng Chen; Vázquez de Aldana, J. R.; Torchia, G. A.; Benayas, A.; Jaque, D.
July 2010
Applied Physics Letters;7/19/2010, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p031119
Academic Journal
We report on continuous wave 1064 nm laser generation from an ultrafast laser inscribed neodymium-doped yttrium orthovanadate channel waveguide with pumping at 808 nm. Single-mode stable laser operations have been observed with pump powers at threshold as low as 14 mW and with laser slope efficiencies as high as 38.7%.


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