We present a compact and high output power diode end-pumped Nd:YAG laser which operates at the wavelength of 1123 nm. Continuous wave (CW) laser output of 2.6 W was achieved at the incident pump power of 15.9 W, indicating an overall optical-optical conversion efficiency of 16.4%, and the slope efficiency was 18%.
© 2005 Chinese Optics Letters
Zhiqiang Cai, Meng Chen, Zhigang Zhang, Rui Zhou, Wuqi Wen, Xin Ding, and Jianquan Yao, "Diode end-pumped 1123-nm Nd:YAG laser with 2.6-W output power," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 281-282 (2005)