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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 22 — Oct. 31, 2005
  • pp: 8993–8998

Over 10-watt pico-second diffraction-limited output from a Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier with a phase conjugate mirror

Yasukuni Ojima, Kouji Nawata, and Takashige Omatsu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 22, pp. 8993-8998 (2005)

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We have produced a high beam quality pico-second laser based on a continuous-wave diode pumped Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier with a photorefractive phase conjugate mirror. 12.8W diffraction-limited output with a pulse width of 8.7ps was obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation
(320.5390) Ultrafast optics : Picosecond phenomena

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Original Manuscript: October 3, 2005
Revised Manuscript: October 21, 2005
Published: October 31, 2005

Yasukuni Ojima, Kouji Nawata, and Takashige Omatsu, "Over 10-watt pico-second diffraction-limited output from a Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier with a phase conjugate mirror," Opt. Express 13, 8993-8998 (2005)

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