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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: 2093–2096

Resonantly pumped acousto-optic Q-switched Er:YAG lasers at 1617 and 1645  nm

Ran Wang, Qing Ye, and Chunqing Gao  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 10, pp. 2093-2096 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.002093


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Abstract

Resonantly pumped acousto-optic Q-switched Er:YAG lasers at 1617 and 1645 nm are demonstrated. An etalon was used to obtain 1617 nm output. Laser pulses with 4.02 mJ energy at 1617 nm and 5.64 mJ energy at 1645 nm were generated, with pulse duration more than 400 ns at a pulse repetition rate of 1000 Hz.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3500) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, erbium
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 21, 2014
Revised Manuscript: February 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 20, 2014
Published: March 27, 2014

Citation
Ran Wang, Qing Ye, and Chunqing Gao, "Resonantly pumped acousto-optic Q-switched Er:YAG lasers at 1617 and 1645  nm," Appl. Opt. 53, 2093-2096 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-10-2093


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