We present high power-scaled adaptive lasers, based on induced gain gratings using self-intersecting loops, in seeded and self-starting configurations. TEM00 and single longitudinal mode systems are demonstrated. Phase conjugate output powers upto 76W are produced.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
G. R. Smith, A. Minassian, and M. J. Damzen, "High Power-Scaling of Self-Organising Adaptive Lasers with Gain Holography," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFM1.
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