An UV laser with a solid state crystal as active medium

Year: 2003

Authors: Vannini M., Toci G.

Autors Affiliation: IFAC, CNR, Via Panciatichi 56/30, 50127 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: We present to our knowledge the first Italian UV laser operating with a Ce3+ activated LiCaAlF6 crystal as active medium with a wide band emission centered at 290nm. The energy output was 150micro-joules.

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KeyWords: Absorption; Fluorescence; Laser beams; Laser tuning; Pumping (laser); Ultraviolet radiation; Ultraviolet spectrometers, Cavity end mirror; Pump beam; Ultraviolet (UV) laser; Wide band emission, Solid state lasers
DOI: 10.1117/12.528306