Passive Fe2+: ZnSe single-crystal Q switch for 3-mu m lasers

AA Voronov*, [No Value] Kozlovskii, YV Korostelin, YP Podmar'kov, VG Polushkin, MP Frolov

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Abstract

Passive Q-switching of 3-mu m lasers with the help of a Fe2+ : ZnSe single crystal is demonstrated. The 6-mJ, 50-ns giant pulses are obtained from a 2.9364-mu m Er : YAG laser by using this passive Q switch.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalQuantum Electronics
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan-2006

Keywords

  • IR lasers
  • passive Q-switching
  • Fe2+
  • ZnSe crystal
  • SATURABLE-ABSORBER
  • MU-M
  • RANGE

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