Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Modeling of intracavity-pumped quasi-three-level lasers

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Schellhorn, M. ; ISL, French-German Res. Inst., Saint-Louis, France ; Hirth, A.

A model for numerical simulations of intracavity-pumped quasi-three-level lasers has been developed. The model considers upconversion losses and ground-state depletion, as well as the spatial distribution of the diode pump beam. It has been applied to a Ho:YAG laser intracavity pumped by a Tm:YLF laser. A wavelength shift of the Tm:YLF pump laser, as well as dual wavelength operation, will be discussed. The laser system has been optimized with respect to the reflectivity of the output mirror and the crystal length or dopant concentration of the Ho:YAG crystal. The lasing performance of the intracavity system will be compared to an optimized Tm:YLF-Ho:YAG laser system with separated cavities. We found that the ratio of the spot sizes in the YLF and YAG crystal has strong influence on the performance of the intracavity configuration. Simulations of a Ho:YAG laser intracavity pumped by a diode-pumped Tm: YAG laser show good agreement with experimental results taken from the literature.

Published in:

Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:38 ,  Issue: 11 )

Date of Publication:

Nov 2002

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.