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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 1997
  • pp: 597–601

Design and characterization of a diode-pumped, single longitudinal and transverse mode, intracavity-doubled cw Nd:YAG laser

A. Agnesi, S. Dell’Acqua, G. C. Reali, P. G. Gobbi, and D. Ragazzi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 3, pp. 597-601 (1997)

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We report on the experimental results of a diode-pumped, intracavity-doubled cw Nd:YAG laser, pumped by a 10-W fiber-coupled semiconductor laser at 808 nm and emitting as much as 600 mW in a stable single longitudinal mode and TEM00 spatial mode. We discuss the main issues of the resonator design and the optimization of the intracavity second harmonic conversion by interpreting our results using simple models. Improvements for the current project are also discussed.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 11, 1995
Published: January 20, 1997

A. Agnesi, S. Dell’Acqua, G. C. Reali, P. G. Gobbi, and D. Ragazzi, "Design and characterization of a diode-pumped, single longitudinal and transverse mode, intracavity-doubled cw Nd:YAG laser," Appl. Opt. 36, 597-601 (1997)

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