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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 7494–7497

High-power diode-side-pumped rod Tm:YAG laser at 2.07  μm

Caili Wang, Yanxiong Niu, Shifeng Du, Chao Zhang, Zhichao Wang, Fangqin Li, Jialin Xu, Yong Bo, Qinjun Peng, Dafu Cui, Jingyuan Zhang, and Zuyan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 31, pp. 7494-7497 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.007494


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Abstract

We report a high-power diode-laser (LD) side-pumped rod Tm:YAG laser of around 2 μm. The laser was water-cooled at 8°C and yielded a maximum output power of 267 W at 2.07 μm, which is the highest output power for an all solid-state cw 2.07 μm rod Tm:YAG laser reported as far as we know. The corresponding optical–optical conversion efficiency was 20.7%, and the slope efficiency was about 29.8%, respectively.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 31, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 30, 2013
Published: October 24, 2013

Citation
Caili Wang, Yanxiong Niu, Shifeng Du, Chao Zhang, Zhichao Wang, Fangqin Li, Jialin Xu, Yong Bo, Qinjun Peng, Dafu Cui, Jingyuan Zhang, and Zuyan Xu, "High-power diode-side-pumped rod Tm:YAG laser at 2.07  μm," Appl. Opt. 52, 7494-7497 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-31-7494


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