We report the generation of 491-nm laser pulses by quasi-intracavity sum-frequency mixing. 3-ns 1064-nm Q-switched pulses were injected in a 912-nm Q-switched laser. A blue average-power output of 279-mW and a 9.3-kW peak-power were obtained.
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E. Herault, F. Balembois, and P. Georges, " Generation of 491 nm Blue Pulses by Quasi-Intracavity Sum-Frequency Mixing of Q-Switched Diode Pumped Neodymium Lasers," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MC5.