We demonstrated high-power operation of directly diode edge-pumped, composite microchip Yb:YAG laser. The new 300μm-thick microchip consists of cylindrical Yb:YAG single crystal core with 5mm-diameter and surrounding transparent, undoped YAG ceramic pump wave-guide
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(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
M. Tsunekane, T. Dascalu, and T. Taira, "High-Power Operation of Diode Edge-Pumped, Composite Microchip Yb:YAG Laser with Ceramic Pump Wave-Guide," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuB43.
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