Applied Physics B

, Volume 107, Issue 1, pp 59–65 | Cite as

Lasing Yb3+ in crystals with a wavelength dependence anisotropy displayed from La2CaB10O19

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Abstract

We report spectroscopic and laser properties for propagation directions outside the principal axes of Yb3+-doped low symmetry laser crystals with a special devotion to the wavelength dependence anisotropy. We illustrate our report with experimental data in the 900–1075 nm range of wavelengths from the Yb3+:La2CaB10O19 monoclinic crystal excited under laser diode pumping at 975 nm. This study, which makes easier the realization of Yb3+ lasers with an efficient free-running operation at the wavelength having the highest emission intensity or at a specified wavelength, or emitting two frequencies with a specified frequency difference, is of promising interest for applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie des Matériaux Luminescents, CNRS UMR 5620Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1VilleurbanneFrance
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Functional Crystals and Laser Technology, Technical Institute of Physical ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Graduate University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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