Waveguide laser formed in YAG:   Nd3+ crystal by femtosecond laser inscription

A. G. Okhrimchuk*, A. V. Shestakov, I. Khrushchev, I. Bennion

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Abstract

A technique of direct writing of depressed cladding waveguides by a tightly focused, femtosecond laser beam in laser crystals has been developed. A laser based on a depressed cladding waveguide in a Neodimium doped YAG crystal has been demonstrated for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Article number33
Pages (from-to)258-264
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume5707
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2005

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Keywords

  • Diode-pumped laser
  • Refractive index change

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In: Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 5707, 33, 21.07.2005, p. 258-264.

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