Continuous-wave power of 418 mW at 473 nm with 6.7% overall optical-to-optical conversion efficiency is obtained through intracavity frequency-doubled with KNbO3 at room temperature of a Nd:YAG laser operating on the 946-nm 4F3/2-4I9/2 transition.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
N. Pavel, I. Shoji, and T. Taira, "Continuous-wave high-power Nd:YAG-KNbO3 blue laser at room temperature," 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 CThT65.
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