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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 2658–2658

Comment on "Surface loss limit of the power scaling of a thin-disk laser"

Rüdiger Paschotta, Jochen Speiser, and Adolf Giesen  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 2658-2658 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.002658


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Abstract

A recent paper [J. Opt. Soc. Am. B23, 1074 (2006)] on power-scaling aspects of thin-disk lasers is based on a wrong assumption concerning the impact of amplified spontaneous emission, which is greatly overestimated. As a consequence of this and two other issues, the evaluated power-scaling limits—which are close to already realized performance values—are substantially too low.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 21, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 9, 2007
Published: September 21, 2007

Citation
Rüdiger Paschotta, Jochen Speiser, and Adolf Giesen, "Comment on "Surface loss limit of the power scaling of a thin-disk laser"," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 2658-2658 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-10-2658

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