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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2010
  • pp: 5984–5992

An intracavity, frequency-doubled BaWO4 Raman laser generating multi-watt continuous-wave, yellow emission

Andrew J. Lee, Helen M. Pask, James A. Piper, Huaijin Zhang, and Jiyang Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 5984-5992 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.005984


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Abstract

We report the generation of multi-watt continuous-wave (CW) yellow laser emission from an intracavity diode-pumped Nd:GdVO4 /BaWO4 Raman laser utilising a high-Q resonator (for fundamental and first-Stokes wavelengths) and intracavity frequency-doubling in LBO. CW output power of 2.9 W is achieved with a high overall diode-to-yellow conversion efficiency of 11% and with good beam quality (M2~2.5).

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OCIS Codes
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 28, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 1, 2010
Published: March 10, 2010

Citation
Andrew J. Lee, Helen M. Pask, James A. Piper, Huaijin Zhang, and Jiyang Wang, "An intracavity, frequency-doubled BaWO4 Raman laser generating multi-watt continuous-wave, yellow emission," Opt. Express 18, 5984-5992 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-6-5984


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