Compact Cr:ZnS channel waveguide laser operating at 2,333 nm.

Abstract

A compact mid-infrared channel waveguide laser is demonstrated in Cr:ZnS with a view to power scaling chromium laser technology utilizing the thermo-mechanical advantages of Cr:ZnS over alternative transition metal doped II-VI semiconductor laser materials. The laser provided a maximum power of 101 mW of CW output at 2333 nm limited only by the available… (More)
DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.007052

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