Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics Letters

, Volume 80, Issue 4, pp 267–270

Observation of stimulated raman scattering in CVD-diamond

  • A. A. Kaminskii
  • V. G. Ralchenko
  • V. I. Konov
Condensed Matter

DOI: 10.1134/1.1813684

Cite this article as:
Kaminskii, A.A., Ralchenko, V.G. & Konov, V.I. Jetp Lett. (2004) 80: 267. doi:10.1134/1.1813684

Abstract

We report the first experimental observation of a nonlinear laser effect, stimulated Raman scattering (SRS), in manmade diamond grown from the gaseous phase by the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique. Multiple Stokes and anti-Stokes generation in the visible and near-IR ranges was excited under nanosecond and picosecond pumping in a 350-μ-thick plate. All the registered Raman-induced lasing wavelengths were identified. We classify the CVD-diamond as a promising χ(3)-active material for Raman laser converters in a record wide spectral range.

PACS numbers

42.65.Dr42.70.−a81.05.Uw

Copyright information

© MAIK "Nauka/Interperiodica" 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Kaminskii
    • 1
  • V. G. Ralchenko
    • 2
  • V. I. Konov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of CrystallographyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Natural Sciences Center, Institute of General PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia