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  • Vol. 51, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2012
  • pp: 2012–2014

Double-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 slab laser at 1064 nm

Liu Xu, Hengli Zhang, Jingliang He, Xilong Yu, Li Cui, Yefei Mao, Xiao Sun, Xin Lin, Jichuan Xing, and Jianguo Xin  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 12, pp. 2012-2014 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.002012


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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-power laser diode stacks double-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 1064 nm slab laser with a folded stable-unstable hybrid resonator. An output power of 220 W was obtained at the pump power of 490 W with optical conversion efficiency of 44.9%. At the output power of 202 W, the M2 factors in the unstable direction and in the stable direction were 1.7 and 2.3, respectively.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 29, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 18, 2012
Published: April 12, 2012

Citation
Liu Xu, Hengli Zhang, Jingliang He, Xilong Yu, Li Cui, Yefei Mao, Xiao Sun, Xin Lin, Jichuan Xing, and Jianguo Xin, "Double-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 slab laser at 1064 nm," Appl. Opt. 51, 2012-2014 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-12-2012


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