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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1616–1618

Resonantly pumped 1.645 μm single longitudinal mode Er:YAG laser with intracavity etalons

Zhu Lingni, Gao Chunqing, Wang Ran, Gao Mingwei, Zheng Yan, and Wang Zhengyong  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 10, pp. 1616-1618 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.001616


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Abstract

We report on a 1.645 μm single longitudinal mode Er:YAG laser that was resonantly pumped by a 1.532 μm fiber laser, using intracavity etalons to generate single longitudinal mode operation. We obtained 0.749 W single longitudinal mode output power at 1.645 μm from an Er:YAG laser with two intracavity etalons. The M2-factors of the Er:YAG laser were 1.041 and 1.068 in the x and y directions, respectively.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 17, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2012
Published: March 30, 2012

Citation
Zhu Lingni, Gao Chunqing, Wang Ran, Gao Mingwei, Zheng Yan, and Wang Zhengyong, "Resonantly pumped 1.645 μm single longitudinal mode Er:YAG laser with intracavity etalons," Appl. Opt. 51, 1616-1618 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-10-1616


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