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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 4909–4915

Heat generation in Nd doped vanadate crystals with 1.34 µm laser action

Masahito Okida, Masahide Itoh, Toyohiko Yatagai, Hamish Ogilvy, James Piper, and Takashige Omatsu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 4909-4915 (2005)

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Thermal load in Nd3+ doped vanadate crystals with and without laser action at 1.34 µm is investigated. Excited state absorption contributes significantly to a fractional thermal loading as well as quantum defect.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: May 23, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Masahito Okida, Masahide Itoh, Toyohiko Yatagai, Hamish Ogilvy, James Piper, and Takashige Omatsu, "Heat generation in Nd doped vanadate crystals with 1.34 μm laser action," Opt. Express 13, 4909-4915 (2005)

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