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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 2013
  • pp: 3583–3590

Theoretical and experimental study on passively Q-switched intracavity frequency-doubled solid-state yellow Raman lasers

Shuanghong Ding, Wenhui Zhang, Shiwu Wang, Xichang Wang, Jun Zhang, and Meiqin Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 15, pp. 3583-3590 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.003583


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Abstract

Normalized space-dependent rate equations of passively Q-switched intracavity frequency-doubled Raman lasers are deduced for the first time. The normalized rate equations are solved numerically to investigate the influences of the normalized variables on the yellow laser performance. The LD end-pumped passively Q-switched Nd:YAG/SrWO4/KTP/Cr:YAG yellow Raman laser is realized, and the maximum yellow laser output power is 350 mW with the incident pump power of 5.9 W with Cr:YAG of 85% initial transmission. The theoretical analysis and optimization are taken out for the experiment, and the theoretical results are in accordance with the experimental ones.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 11, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2013
Published: May 17, 2013

Citation
Shuanghong Ding, Wenhui Zhang, Shiwu Wang, Xichang Wang, Jun Zhang, and Meiqin Wang, "Theoretical and experimental study on passively Q-switched intracavity frequency-doubled solid-state yellow Raman lasers," Appl. Opt. 52, 3583-3590 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-15-3583


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