Continuous-wave 90-W output power is reported from 400-microns thick Yb:YAG/YAG composite structure with 10-at.% Yb:YAG core of 2x2-mm2 area. Optical phase distortions measurement gives focus shift bellow 0.05 m and shows the absence of astigmatism.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
T. Dascalu, N. Pavel, M. Tsunekane, and T. Taira, "Continuous-wave 90-W output power diode edge-pumped microchip composite Yb:YAG laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WA2.
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