Properties of a new average power Nd-doped phosphate laser glass

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The Nd-doped phosphate laser glass described herein can withstand 2.3 times greater thermal loading without fracture, compared to APG-1 (commercially-available average-power glass from Schott Glass Technologies). The enhanced thermal loading capability is established on the basis of the intrinsic thermomechanical properties and by direct thermally-induced fracture experiments using Ar-ion laser heating of the samples. This Nd-doped phosphate glass (referred to as APG-t) is found to be characterized by a 29% lower gain cross section and a 25% longer low-concentration emission lifetime.

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Payne, S. A.; Marshall, C. D.; Bayramian, A. J.; Wilke, G. D. & Hayden, J. S. March 9, 1995.

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The Nd-doped phosphate laser glass described herein can withstand 2.3 times greater thermal loading without fracture, compared to APG-1 (commercially-available average-power glass from Schott Glass Technologies). The enhanced thermal loading capability is established on the basis of the intrinsic thermomechanical properties and by direct thermally-induced fracture experiments using Ar-ion laser heating of the samples. This Nd-doped phosphate glass (referred to as APG-t) is found to be characterized by a 29% lower gain cross section and a 25% longer low-concentration emission lifetime.

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[9] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Advanced solid-state laser conference, Memphis, TN (United States), 29 Jan - 1 Feb 1995

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  • Other: DE95016625
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--118191
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Payne, S. A.; Marshall, C. D.; Bayramian, A. J.; Wilke, G. D. & Hayden, J. S. Properties of a new average power Nd-doped phosphate laser glass, article, March 9, 1995; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc613722/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.