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  • Vol. 79, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2012
  • pp: 632–635

Ways to enhance the efficiency of a system for lateral diode pumping of a YAG:Nd laser

V. V. Vitkin, I. G. Kuchma, V. P. Pokrovskiĭ, D. I. Lychagin, and V. M. Polyakov  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 79, Issue 10, pp. 632-635 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOT.79.000632


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Abstract

This article presents a choice of components for creating an effective pumping system for a YAG:Nd laser with a single-pulse energy of 60 mJ. An original design is proposed for the amplifier’s pump system. The efficiency of three types of illuminator for the amplifier are experimentally investigated: with selective dielectric coatings, with nonselective metallic coatings, and also with nonselective metallic coatings and composed of phosphate glass doped with samarium ions.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 4, 2012
Published: October 31, 2012

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V. V. Vitkin, I. G. Kuchma, V. P. Pokrovskiĭ, D. I. Lychagin, and V. M. Polyakov, "Ways to enhance the efficiency of a system for lateral diode pumping of a YAG:Nd laser," J. Opt. Technol. 79, 632-635 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jot/abstract.cfm?URI=jot-79-10-632


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