An end-pumped Nd:YAG rod laser design with a longitudinal hyperbolic dopant distribution is presented and 77 W of output power are demonstated. Numerical calculations indicate a homogenization of the longitudinal temperature profile.
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D. Freiburg, R. Wilhelm, M. Frede, D. Kracht, K. Dupré, and L. Ackermann, " End-Pumped Nd:YAG Laser Applying a Novel Laser Crystal with Longitudinal Hyperbolic Dopant Distribution," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WE6.
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