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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2013
  • pp: 95–98

All-solid-state continuous-wave yellow laser at 561 nm under in-band pumping

Jing Gao, Xianjin Dai, Long Zhang, Haixuan Sun, and Xiaodong Wu  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 95-98 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.30.000095


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Abstract

We demonstrate a continuous-wave (cw) yellow laser at 561 nm generation by intracavity frequency doubling of a direct in-band pumped Nd:YAG laser on the R1Y6 transition. By using an inserted solid glass etalon and a special coating design, the 1123 nm single line oscillation is realized. With an absorbed pump power of 21.8W, the maximum output power of 2.3W is achieved, with an optical-to-optical efficiency of 10.6%. This is, to the best of our knowledge, the highest cw output power at 561 nm of a diode-pumped frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser.

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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
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 12, 2012
Published: December 6, 2012

Citation
Jing Gao, Xianjin Dai, Long Zhang, Haixuan Sun, and Xiaodong Wu, "All-solid-state continuous-wave yellow laser at 561 nm under in-band pumping," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 95-98 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-30-1-95


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