Self-passive q-switching has been demonstrated using a Nd:YAG gain medium that is externally implanted with chromium ions through annealing process. Pulsewidths up to 2 μsecs and PRFs up to 100 kHz have been demonstrated.
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N. S. Prasad and S. B. Trivedi, "Self-passive q-switching of a Nd:YAG laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThT51.
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