Hot-pressed ceramic Fe:ZnSe gain-switched Laser

Academic Article

Abstract

  • We report the first room temperature gain-switched Fe:ZnSe hot-pressed ceramic laser pumped by 2.94 μm radiation of mechanically Q-switched Er:YAG laser. The maximum output energy at 4.2 μm was 41 mJ at 3 Hz repetition rate and 120 ns pulse duration. The measured slope efficiency was 25% with respect to the absorbed energy. This technique could be attractive for the future development of high-energy short-pulse solid-state mid-IR systems.
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    Pubmed Id

  • 26668317
  • Author List

  • KARKI K; YU S; FEDOROV V; MARTYSHKIN D; SUBEDI S; WU Y; MIROV S
  • Volume

  • 10
  • Issue

  • 12