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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 4 — Apr. 10, 2007
  • pp: 226–228

2277-W continuous-wave diode-pumped heat capacity laser

Xiaodong Yang, Yong Bo, Qinjun Peng, Qianjin Cui, Aicong Geng, Dafu Cui, and Zuyan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 226-228 (2007)


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Abstract

A high power continuous-wave (CW) diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser operated in heat capacity mode is demonstrated by use of two identical highly efficient diode-pumped laser heads placed in a plane-plane resonator. The laser heads are uniformly pumped with a five-fold symmetrical side-pumping configuration, and each head is able to output maximum output power of 2200 W at 808 nm. Under a total pump power of 4290 W, the output power of the laser at 1064 nm is up to 2277 W, corresponding to an optical-to-optical efficiency of 53.1%.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators

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Xiaodong Yang, Yong Bo, Qinjun Peng, Qianjin Cui, Aicong Geng, Dafu Cui, and Zuyan Xu, "2277-W continuous-wave diode-pumped heat capacity laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 5, 226-228 (2007)
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