We present results on a single-frequency master oscillator power amplifier laser system featuring Nd:YAG self-imaging waveguides. Output power of 133 W was obtained from the system. Gain, beam quality, and system efficiency are assessed.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
B. E. Callicoatt, M. Tartaglia, I. T. McKinnie, C. Wood, and J. R. Unternahrer, "Single-Frequency 133 W CW Self-Imaging Nd:YAG Waveguide Power Amplifier," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuC2.
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