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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 11 — Apr. 10, 2013
  • pp: 2279–2285

Broadband tunable single-frequency Nd:YVO4/LBO green laser with high output power

Wenzhe Wang, Huadong Lu, Jing Su, and Kunchi Peng  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 11, pp. 2279-2285 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.002279


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Abstract

We present a diode-pumped broadband tunable single-frequency and frequency-doubling Nd:YVO4/LBO laser with high output power of 10.5 W in all tuning ranges around 532 nm. An etalon placed inside the resonator and the laser gain medium in a wedge shape are used for the coarse- and fine-tuning elements, respectively. By independently scanning the temperatures of the two tuning elements, broadband tunable ranges of 12 and 24 GHz have been achieved, respectively, for the fundamental and the second-harmonic waves.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 18, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 25, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 19, 2012
Published: April 4, 2013

Citation
Wenzhe Wang, Huadong Lu, Jing Su, and Kunchi Peng, "Broadband tunable single-frequency Nd:YVO4/LBO green laser with high output power," Appl. Opt. 52, 2279-2285 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-11-2279


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