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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2013
  • pp: 1987–1991

Diode-end-pumped continuous wave single-longitudinal-mode Nd:GdVO4 laser at 1342 nm

Yaoting Wang, Wujun Li, Leilei Pan, Jintao Yu, and Ruihong Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 9, pp. 1987-1991 (2013)

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A diode-end-pumped continuous wave (cw) single-longitudinal-mode Nd:GdVO4 laser at 1342 nm is reported. A ring laser resonator was designed and the mode-to-pump ratio was optimized to achieve higher output power. A maximum output power of 3.1 W cw single-longitudinal-mode laser at 1342 nm was obtained, and the measured stability of laser output power was better than ±1% in the given 2 h. The experimental results are in good agreement with the theoretical calculation considering the energy-transfer upconversion.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: November 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 21, 2013
Published: March 20, 2013

Yaoting Wang, Wujun Li, Leilei Pan, Jintao Yu, and Ruihong Zhang, "Diode-end-pumped continuous wave single-longitudinal-mode Nd:GdVO4laser at 1342 nm," Appl. Opt. 52, 1987-1991 (2013)

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