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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 8 — Aug. 10, 2008
  • pp: 591–593

Diode-pumped high-efficiency Tm:YLF laser at room temperature

Xiaoming Duan, Baoquan Yao, Yunjun Zhang, Chengwei Song, Youlun Ju, and Yuezhu Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 8, pp. 591-593 (2008)


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Abstract

High-efficiency continuous-wave (CW) Tm:YLF laser by the dual-end-pumping configuration is presented. Under the total input pump power of 24.0 W, the highest output power reaches 9.8 W in the wavelength range of 1910-1926 nm by use of 10% output coupling, corresponding to optical conversion efficiency of 40.9% and slope efficiency of 51.4%. The free-running laser spectrum of Tm:YLF is measured.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers

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Xiaoming Duan, Baoquan Yao, Yunjun Zhang, Chengwei Song, Youlun Ju, and Yuezhu Wang, "Diode-pumped high-efficiency Tm:YLF laser at room temperature," Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 591-593 (2008)
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