Observation of stimulated raman scattering in CVD-diamond
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- Kaminskii, A.A., Ralchenko, V.G. & Konov, V.I. Jetp Lett. (2004) 80: 267. doi:10.1134/1.1813684
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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.