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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2010
  • pp: 499–501

High power diode-pumped 914-nm Nd:YVO4 laser

Xin Yu, Fei Chen, Renpeng Yan, Xudong Li, Junhua Yu, and Zhonghua Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 5, pp. 499-501 (2010)


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Abstract

A high power continuous-wave (CW) 914-nm Nd:YVO4 laser at room temperature is presented. Using an end-pumped structure and employing an 808-nm diode-laser as the pump source, the maximum output power of 15.5 W of the 914-nm laser is achieved at the absorbed pump power of 40.2 W, with a corre-sponding average slope efficiency \mathrm s=65.6%. To the best of our knowledge, this is the highest output power of diode-pumped 914-nm laser. A beam quality factor M2=2.8 at the output power of 15 W is measured by using the traveling knife-edge method.

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OCIS Codes
(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

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Xin Yu, Fei Chen, Renpeng Yan, Xudong Li, Junhua Yu, and Zhonghua Zhang, "High power diode-pumped 914-nm Nd:YVO4 laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 8, 499-501 (2010)
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