The sub-nanosecond passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4 / Cr4+:YAG microchip laser with self Raman conversion has been investigated. The pulse duration obtained at the Raman wavelength (1.18 µm) was as short as 830 ps.
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A. A. Demidovich, L. E. Batay, A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, and A. N. Kuzmin, "Self Raman conversion in YVO4:Nd microchip laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuB9.
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