A 50-mJ green beam was generated at a 1-kHz repetition rate by intracavity frequency doubling of a quasi-cw laser-diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser. The green laser was used for 12-mJ fourth-harmonic beam generation with a CsLiB<sub>6</sub>O<sub>10</sub> crystal.
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(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
Susumu Konno, Yoko Inoue, Tetsuo Kojima, Shuichi Fujikawa, and Koji Yasui, "Efficient High-Pulse-Energy Green-Beam Generation by Intracavity Frequency Doubling of a Quasi-Continuous-Wave Laser-Diode-Pumped Nd:YAG Laser," Appl. Opt. 40, 4341-4343 (2001)