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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2002
  • pp: 1078–1082

Efficient 671-nm pump source by intracavity doubling of a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser

Antonio Agnesi, Annalisa Guandalini, and Giancarlo Reali  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 1078-1082 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.19.001078


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Abstract

A diode-pumped, intracavity-doubled Nd:YVO4 laser, generating as much as 760 mW of power at 671 nm, which was used to efficiently pump a Cr:LiSAF laser, is described. A slope efficiency of ≈39% with maximum continuous-wave output power of >180 mW was achieved with this system. Experiments in tunability and generation of ultrashort pulses are also reported.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(140.5560) Lasers and laser optics : Pumping
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

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Antonio Agnesi, Annalisa Guandalini, and Giancarlo Reali, "Efficient 671-nm pump source by intracavity doubling of a diode-pumped Nd :YVO4 laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1078-1082 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-19-5-1078


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