Prospects of ytterbium-doped, monoclinic magnesium tungstate crystal for optical vortex laser

Wei Dong Chen*, Jie Ling Lu, Li Zhen Zhang, Zhou Bin Lin, Ge Zhang, Yung-Fu Chen

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Abstract

We first present an efficient multi-watt Yb:MgWO4 vortex laser. The robust first-order Laguerre-Gaussian doughnut beam with well-determined spiral phase-front trajectory was excited without using any specific intracavity spiral chirality selection components.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApplications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications, LSC 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580200
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Jul 2014
EventApplications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications, LSC 2016 - Boston, United States
Duration: 30 Oct 20163 Nov 2016

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceApplications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications, LSC 2016
CountryUnited States
CityBoston
Period30/10/163/11/16

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    Chen, W. D., Lu, J. L., Zhang, L. Z., Lin, Z. B., Zhang, G., & Chen, Y-F. (2014). Prospects of ytterbium-doped, monoclinic magnesium tungstate crystal for optical vortex laser. In Applications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications, LSC 2016 [JTu2A.1] (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/ASSL.2016.JTu2A.1