High-quality neodymium doped GGG laser crystals have been grown by Czochralski (Cz) method. Results of Nd:GGG thin chip laser operating at 1.064 ?m pumped by Ti:sapphire laser operating at 808 nm were reported. The slop efficiency was as high as 20%.
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Zhiwei Zhao, Benxue Jiang, Yinghua Zhang, Yupu Liu, Xiaodong Xu, Pingxin Song, Xiaodan Wang, and Jun Xu, "Ti:sapphire laser pumped high average power laser crystal Nd:GGG with high efficiency output," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 163-163 (2005)