We demonstrate 63% optical-to-optical conversion efficiency and 22 W of multi-mode output power in a compact, 8 cm long Nd:YVO4 oscillator. The slope efficiency of 74% is to our knowledge the highest so far reported.
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F. A. Camargo and N. U. Wetter, " Compact, Diode Side-Pumped Nd:YVO4 cw Laser with 74% Slope Efficiency and 22 W Output Power," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WB11.
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