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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 7 — Apr. 3, 2006
  • pp: 2690–2694

Core-doped Ceramic Nd:YAG Laser

Dietmar Kracht, Denis Freiburg, Ralf Wilhelm, Maik Frede, and Carsten Fallnich  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 7, pp. 2690-2694 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.002690


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Abstract

We report on a diode end-pumped composite core-doped ceramic Nd:YAG laser. The ceramic Nd:YAG rod consists of a centrally doped region of 1.5 mm in diameter in a 3 mm rod. An output power of 144 W was achieved with an absorbed pump power of 226 W corresponding to an opt.-opt. efficiency of 64 % by longitudinal pumping with fiber-coupled laser diodes.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3490) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, distributed-feedback
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 18, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 22, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 25, 2006
Published: April 3, 2006

Citation
Dietmar Kracht, Denis Freiburg, Ralf Wilhelm, Maik Frede, and Carsten Fallnich, "Core-doped Ceramic Nd:YAG Laser," Opt. Express 14, 2690-2694 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-7-2690


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