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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 41, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 2002
  • pp: 7556–7560

High-energy, all-solid-state, ultraviolet laser power-amplifier module design and its output-energy scaling principle

Shingo Ono, Yuji Suzuki, Toshimasa Kozeki, Hidetoshi Murakami, Hideyuki Ohtake, Nobuhiko Sarukura, Hiroki Sato, Susumu Machida, Kiyoshi Shimamura, and Tsuguo Fukuda  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 36, pp. 7556-7560 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.007556


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Abstract

We demonstrate that a coaxially pumped, large-aperture ultraviolet power-amplifier module with solid-state tunable laser medium Ce3+:LiCaAlF6 has 98-mJ, 290-nm, and 3-ns output pulses with a sufficient extraction efficiency of 25%. The detailed information of design parameters, including the gain-coefficient dependence on pump condition, is successfully accumulated for further energy scaling for a terawatt-class ultraviolet chirped pulse amplification laser system or a high-pulse-energy laser system.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet

History
Original Manuscript: April 3, 2002
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2002
Published: December 20, 2002

Citation
Shingo Ono, Yuji Suzuki, Toshimasa Kozeki, Hidetoshi Murakami, Hideyuki Ohtake, Nobuhiko Sarukura, Hiroki Sato, Susumu Machida, Kiyoshi Shimamura, and Tsuguo Fukuda, "High-energy, all-solid-state, ultraviolet laser power-amplifier module design and its output-energy scaling principle," Appl. Opt. 41, 7556-7560 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-36-7556

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