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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1983
  • pp: 2390–2392

Intracavity mode-locked and frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser: pump- and mode-size effects

D. G. Hall and K. C. Scholten  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 15, pp. 2390-2392 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.002390


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Abstract

The performance of an intracavity mode-locked and frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser has been analyzed using a method that takes into account the transverse spatial variation of both the gain and the laser mode. The technique leads to a simple numerical procedure that determines the second harmonic power and pulse width in terms of the parameters that characterize the various spatial distributions.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 4, 1983
Published: August 1, 1983

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D. G. Hall and K. C. Scholten, "Intracavity mode-locked and frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser: pump- and mode-size effects," Appl. Opt. 22, 2390-2392 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-15-2390


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