A passively Q-switched Cr4+:Nd3+:YAG microchiplaser is amplified in an Yb-fiber. The occurring sidemodes are used for THz-generation in a DAST crystal. These first investigations show quasi cw output powers in the order of 0.2 nW.
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U. Willer, C. Bohling, K. Hohmann, W. Schade, T. Kleine-Ostmann, and M. Koch, "Fiber-Amplifier Based THz Source Using Difference-Frequency Generation in a DAST Crystal," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC6.
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