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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 1998
  • pp: 551–554

Efficient high-power green beam generation by use of an intracavity frequency-doubled laser-diode-pumped Q-switched Nd:YAG laser

Susumu Konno and Koji Yasui  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 551-554 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.000551


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Abstract

An intracavity frequency-doubled diode-side-pumped Nd:YAG laser has been developed. A maximum green power of 20 W was generated at 20-kHz repetition rate with 14.2% optical-to-optical conversion efficiency and 5.3% electrical-to-optical conversion efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched

History
Original Manuscript: November 27, 1996
Revised Manuscript: June 23, 1997
Published: January 20, 1998

Citation
Susumu Konno and Koji Yasui, "Efficient high-power green beam generation by use of an intracavity frequency-doubled laser-diode-pumped Q-switched Nd:YAG laser," Appl. Opt. 37, 551-554 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-3-551


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