The laser performance of semiconductor thin-disk lasers is compared for spacer and quantum-well pumping. The quantum efficiency is similar (42 %), the thermal load is reduced by 65 % for quantum-well pumping.
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S. Beyertt, T. Kübler, U. Brauch, A. Giesen, E. Gerster, F. Rinaldi, and P. Unger, "Semiconductor Thin-Disk Laser - Comparison of Spacer and Quantum-Well Pumping," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MB35.
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