Nonlinear optical properties of PbS and PbSe quantum dots in glassy matrices

A. M. Malyarevich, V. G. Savitski, P. V. Prokoshin, N. N. Posnov, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Lipovskii, E. Raaben, A. A. Zhilin

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Intensity dependent transmission and excited state relaxation measurements of PbS and PbSe quantum dots in silicate and phosphate glasses and their applications for mode-locking of Nd:YAG laser at 1.064 μm as well as for Q-switching of Nd:KGW at 1.067 μm and 1.35 μm and Er:glass at 1.54 μm lasers with diode and flash-lamp pumping are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-379
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002


  • lead selenide
  • lead sulfide
  • mode-locking
  • Q-switching
  • semiconductor quantum dots
  • laser mode locking
  • lead compounds
  • Neodymium lasers
  • optical properties
  • phosphates
  • semiconductor lasers
  • nonlinear optics
  • relaxation processes
  • semiconducting lead compounds


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