Passive Q-switching of diode-pumped 1.54mcm Er:glass laser with V3+:YAG crystal as a saturable absorber has been demonstrated. Slope efficiency of 10% and average output power of 30 mW with Q-switching efficiency of 37% were achieved.
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S. A. Zolotovskaya, K. V. Yumashev, N. V. Kuleshov, and A. V. Sandulenko, "Passive Q-switching of diode pumped Er:glass laser with V3+:YAG saturable absorber," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuB3.
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