A QCW diode end-pumped, high peak power passively Q-switched Yb:YAG/Cr:YAG micro-laser was demonstrated. An output pulse energy of 0.8mJ was obtained with a duration of 4ns. The peak power is 200kW. An M2 value was <1.1.
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M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "High Peak Power Passively Q-switched Yb:YAG Micro-Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.27.
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