Eye-safe high-energy pulsed lasers are essential for applications such as long range active-imagery or range finding. A diode-pumped Er:YAG Master Oscillator Power Amplifier system is presented. 30Hz pulses of 120mJ energy at 1.64µm are reported.
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C. Larat, M. Schwarz, E. Lallier, and E. Durand, "Eye-Safe Q-Switched Er:YAG MOPA Laser System," in Advanced Solid-State Lasers Congress, G. Huber and P. Moulton, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper JTh2A.47.
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