A pulsed room-temperature Yb:YAG ceramic laser with a slope efficiency of 78% and an optical-to-optical efficiency of 51% has been demonstrated. This is the highest slope efficiency for a room-temperature Yb:YAG ceramic laser reported to date.
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A. V. Okishev, "A Highly Efficient Diode-Pumped Pulsed Laser Based on Room-Temperature Yb:YAG Ceramics," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CMB1.
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