Glass doped with PbS quantum dots for passive Q switching of a 1.54- microm laser.

Abstract

By using a PbS-doped phosphate glass as an intracavity saturable absorber, we achieved passive Q switching of a 1.54-microm Er:Yb:glass laser. We obtained Q-switched pulses with 110-ns duration and 0.2-mJ energy. The saturation intensity at 1.54 microm was estimated to be approximately 60 kW/cm(2). 

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@article{Malyarevich2000GlassDW, title={Glass doped with PbS quantum dots for passive Q switching of a 1.54- microm laser.}, author={A. M. Malyarevich and Ivan Denisov and V G Savitsky and K. V. Yumashev and A. A. Lipovskii}, journal={Applied optics}, year={2000}, volume={39 24}, pages={4345-7} }