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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2009
  • pp: 220–221

Diode-end-pumped 1D top-hat Nd:YVO4 slab laser

Hengli Zhang, Ying Yan, Daijun Li, Peng Shi, and Keming Du  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 220-221 (2009)


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Abstract

A one-dimensional (1D) top-hat, diode-end-pumped, electro-optically Q-switched Nd:YVO4 slab laser is demonstrated. Under the pump power of 175.5 W, 26.3-W output power is obtained with the repetition rate of 5 kHz and the pulse width of 4.3 ns. The output beam has a good top-hat beam profile in both the near field and the far field.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched

Citation
Hengli Zhang, Ying Yan, Daijun Li, Peng Shi, and Keming Du, "Diode-end-pumped 1D top-hat Nd:YVO4 slab laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 220-221 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-7-3-220


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