Appreciable discontinuous output power increase is observed in a Yb0.015:Lu0.162Gd0.823VO4 mixed vanadate laser during polarization switching. A maximum output power of 4.3 W is achieved with an average slope efficiency of 73%-77%.
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J. Liu, W. Kong, W. Han, H. Zhang, X. Mateos, and V. Petrov, "Yb0.015:Lu0.162Gd0.823VO4 CW Laser Performance," in Lasers, Sources, and Related Photonic Devices, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper AW4A.6.
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