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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 2000
  • pp: 431–434

Linearly polarized 100-W output from a diode-pumped Nd:YAlO laser

Ruifen Wu, Poh Boon Phua, and Kin Seng Lai  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 431-434 (2000)

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We demonstrate a compact cw diode-pumped Nd:YAlO laser that can produce 100 W of power at 1079 nm and 18.3 W at 1341 nm. Lasing and nonlasing thermal lensing data are presented.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.2010) Lasers and laser optics : Diode laser arrays
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects
(350.6830) Other areas of optics : Thermal lensing

Original Manuscript: May 6, 1999
Revised Manuscript: October 20, 1999
Published: January 20, 2000

Ruifen Wu, Poh Boon Phua, and Kin Seng Lai, "Linearly polarized 100-W output from a diode-pumped Nd:YAlO laser," Appl. Opt. 39, 431-434 (2000)

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