We report on a highly efficient (over 60% slope efficiency) 1.3-µm cw Nd:GdVO4 laser pumped by a 879-nm Ti:Sapphire laser. Non-radiative transition induced heat generation in Nd:GdVO4 crystal under lasing and non-lasing conditions are discussed.
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J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, O. Nakamura, and Y. Furukawa, "Efficient 1341-nm Laser Emission and Heat Generation Characteristics in Nd:GdVO4 Laser under Direct 879-nm Pumping," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MB48.
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