Dynamic instabilities are demonstrated in a laser-diode-pumped microchip Nd:YAG ceramic laser with high Nd concentration. A variety of self-induced pulsations featuring different frequencies were observed depending on the grain structure of the pumped area.
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(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.3100) Nonlinear optics : Instabilities and chaos
(190.4420) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, transverse effects in
Y. Miyasaka, T. Narita, and K. Otsuka, "Self-Induced Pulsations in a Laser-Diode-Pumped Highly-Doped Nd:YAG Ceramic Laser," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FThX2.
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