We have succeeded in fabricating composite Yb:YAG lasers using the roomtemperature- bonding technique. YAG/Yb:YAG/YAG showed better slope efficiency than YAG/Yb:YAG, which indicates the efficient heat removal through the bonded interfaces.
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K. Takayanagi, K. Hara, T. Ishikawa, K. Imura, and I. Shoji, "Fabrication of composite Yb:YAG lasers by use of the room-temperature-bonding technique," in Advances in Optical Materials, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper AMB22.
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