Highly efficient cavity dumping of Yb:YAG laser has been realized at room temperature with the optical to optical conversion efficiency of 72 % for the absorbed pump power.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
S. Matsubara, T. Ueda, M. Inoue, M. Tanaka, K. Otani, S. Kawato, and T. Kobayashi, " High Efficiency Cavity Dumped Operation of Yb:YAG Laser at Room Temperature," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MB13.
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