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.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 27, 1996
Revised Manuscript: June 23, 1997
Published: January 20, 1998
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)