Abstract

We succeeded to grow high quality Nd:GdVO4 single crystals by the floating zone method. The slope efficiency of 78% was achieved with pumping at 879nm using a 2 at.% Nd-doped crystal.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Efficient laser performance of Nd:GdVO4 crystals grown by the floating zone method

Takayo Ogawa, Satoshi Wada, Koichi Onodera, Hiroshi Machida, Hideaki Sagae, Tomohiro Shonai, Mikio Higuchi, and Kohei Kodaira
26 Advanced Solid-State Photonics (ASSP) 2003

Optical properties of highly Nd-doped GdVO4 crystals grown by the floating zone method

Takayo Ogawa, Masataka Morita, Yoshiharu Urata, Hiroshi Machida, Tomohiro Shonai, Mikio Higuchi, Kohei Kodaira, and Satoshi Wada
TuB18 Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) 2002

Optical properties and thermal characteristics of the floating zone grown Nd:LuVO4 crystals

Takayo Ogawa, Yoshiharu Urata, Satoshi Wada, Toshiyuki Shimizu, Mikio Higuchi, Junichi Takahashi, Junko Morikawa, and Toshimasa Hashimoto
36 Advanced Solid-State Photonics (ASSP) 2005