Spectroscopic investigation and continuous-wave laser demonstration utilising single crystal cr2+:CdZnTe

P. Cerny, H. Sun, D. Burns, U.N. Roy, A. Burger

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We report spectroscopic and laser investigations of a novel mid-infrared laser material Cr2+:Cd1-xZnxTe, x=0.04. The threshold for continuous-wave laser action was 55 mW of absorbed power and up to 3 mW output was obtained.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSolid-State Photonics, Technical Digest
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2005


  • spectroscopy
  • laser
  • laser investigation
  • infrared laser material

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