Laser action in chromium-doped forsterite

Petricˇevic, V.; Gayen, S. K.; Alfano, R. R.; Yamagishi, Kiyoshi; Anzai, H.; Yamaguchi, Y.
March 1988
Applied Physics Letters;3/28/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 13, p1040
Academic Journal
Room-temperature vibronic pulsed laser action in trivalent chromium-activated forsterite (Cr3+:Mg2SiO4) is reported for the first time. The free-running laser emission is centered at 1235 nm of the broad 4T2→4A2 fluorescence band, and has a bandwidth of ∼22 nm.


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