We present for the first time a Nd:YVO4 laser emitting at 1064-nm intracavity pumped by a 914-nm diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser. Intracavity sum-frequency operation is realized to reach blue range. We obtained 67-mW at 492-nm.
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E. Herault, F. Balembois, P. Georges, and T. Georges, "1064 nm Oscillation Under 914 nm Intracavity Pumping in Nd:YVO4 and Sum-Frequency Mixing to Reach Blue Range," 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 CThN2.
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