Depressed cladding, buried waveguide laser formed in a YAG: Nd 3+ crystal by femtosecond laser writing

A. G. Okhrimchuk*, A. V. Shestakov, I. Khrushchev, J. Mitchell

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Abstract

Depressed cladding waveguides have been formed in laser crystals by a tightly focused beam of a femtosecond laser. A laser based on a depressed cladding waveguide in a neodymium-doped YAG crystal has been demonstrated for what is believed to be the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2248-2250
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume30
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2005

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