Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Chromium-Doped Crystal Shows Near-Infrared Tunability at Room Temperature

Photonics Spectra
Jan 1997
Scientists at the City University of New York have grown a chromium-doped laser crystal that they say is tunable in the near-infrared spectral range at room temperature. The researchers demonstrated gain-switched, tunable operation of the Cr4 crystal over a range of 1348 to 1492 nm and pulse energies of 0.4 mJ at 1.4 µm at a repetition rate of 100 Hz. The laser crystal, named "Cunyite" after the university where it was developed, would be suitable for diode pumping and for making miniature laser devices.

Research & TechnologyTech Pulse

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2019 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.