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Tm3+ indiffused LiNbO3 waveguide lasers Sandro, J.K.Jones, D.P.Shepherd, J.Webjörn, M.Hempstead, J.Wang and A.C.Tropper


We report the first room temperature laser operation of Tm3+:LiNbO3. The gain medium was a Ti-indiffused waveguide with active laser doping by thermal indiffusion. Lasing occurred at 1.85μm and results are presented for devices in single-domain, multi-domain, and periodically poled material.

7th European Conference on Integrated Optics (ECIO '95) Delft Holland 3-6 Apr (1995) pp.17-20 Proceedings: L Shi L H Spiekman and X J M Leijtens eds (Delft University Press Delft The Netherlands 1995) Postdeadline

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