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Fundamentals of Solid-State Lasers

  • Reinhard Iffländer
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 77)

Abstract

The most important solid-state laser material used for material processing is Nd:YAG; followed by Cr:ruby and Nd:glass. Possible new materials are Cr:alexandrite, Nd:GSGG, Nd:GGG, Nd:Cr:GGG and Yb:YAG. For medical applications, holmium and erbium are used at different wavelengths in various host crystals or glasses.

Keywords

Pump Power Amplify Spontaneous Emission Laser Level Laser Medium Laser Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reinhard Iffländer
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  1. 1.SchrambergGermany

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