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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 33 — Nov. 20, 1998
  • pp: 7785–7788

Efficient operation of an intracavity-doubled nd:yvo4/ktp laser end pumped by a high-brightness laser diode

Deyuan Shen, Anping Liu, Jie Song, and Ken-ichi Ueda  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 33, pp. 7785-7788 (1998)

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Using a 1-W high-brightness laser diode as the pump source, we investigated the output characteristics of an intracavity frequency-doubled Nd:YVO4/KTP laser. Highly efficient operation was realized based on an optimized cavity design. The second-harmonic output power at 532 nm was measured to be 286.5 mW at an incident pump power of 881.4 mW, corresponding to an optical-to-optical efficiency of 32.5%.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers

Original Manuscript: March 10, 1998
Revised Manuscript: August 20, 1998
Published: November 20, 1998

Deyuan Shen, Anping Liu, Jie Song, and Ken-ichi Ueda, "Efficient operation of an intracavity-doubled nd:yvo4/ktp laser end pumped by a high-brightness laser diode," Appl. Opt. 37, 7785-7788 (1998)

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