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Blue Pr(super3+-)Doped ZBLAN Fiber Upconversion Laser
Baney, Douglas M.; Rankin, Glenn; Chang, Kok-Wai
Keyword(s): blue; laser; fluoride; fiber; ZBLAN; upconversion
Abstract: We demonstrate for the first time blue laser emission from a direct semiconductor laser diode pumped Pr(super3+-)doped upconversion fiber laser. This laser produced over 1 mW of power at a wavelength of 492 nm using pump lasers operating at 830 and 1020 nm.
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