- Versatile large-mode-area femtosecond laser-written Tm:ZBLAN glass chip lasersD G Lancaster
IPAS and School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Opt Express 20:27503-9. 2012..The 9 mm long planar chip developed for concept demonstration is rapidly fabricated by single-step optical processing, contains 15 depressed-cladding waveguides, and can operate in semi-monolithic or external cavity laser configurations...
- Fifty percent internal slope efficiency femtosecond direct-written Tm³⁺:ZBLAN waveguide laserD G Lancaster
Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing, School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia
Opt Lett 36:1587-9. 2011..This is, to the best of our knowledge, the most efficient laser created in a glass host via femtosecond waveguide writing...
- 2.1 μm waveguide laser fabricated by femtosecond laser direct-writing in Ho<sup>3+</sup>, Tm<sup>3+</sup>:ZBLAN glassD G Lancaster
Opt Lett 37:996-8. 2012..The potentially widely tunable laser produces up to 76 mW at 2052 nm and also operates at shorter wavelengths near 1880 nm and 1978 nm for certain cavity configurations...