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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 051401–

Generation of Laguerre-Gaussian beam from end-pumped and c-cut Nd:YVO4 laser

Minqiang Kang, Yao Yao, Kegui Xia, Zhiqiang Fang, and Jianlang Li  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp. 051401- (2013)


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Abstract

We demonstrate an end-pumped, c-cut Nd:YVO4 laser that emitted first-order Laguerre-Gaussian (LG01) beam by adjusting the position of focused pump beam relative to laser crystal. The pumping light reached the laser crystal has circular and solid intensity profile. The laser is compact and stable, and the obtained LG01 beam power reaches 202 mW with ~25% slope efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

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Minqiang Kang, Yao Yao, Kegui Xia, Zhiqiang Fang, and Jianlang Li, "Generation of Laguerre-Gaussian beam from end-pumped and c-cut Nd:YVO4 laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11, 051401- (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-11-5-051401


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