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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Jun. 11, 2007
  • pp: 7616–7622

Direct generation of high power Laguerre-Gaussian output from a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 1.3-μm bounce laser

Masahito Okida, Takashige Omatsu, Masahide Itoh, and Toyohiko Yatagai  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7616-7622 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.007616


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Abstract

We demonstrate direct production of a high power Laguerre–Gaussian mode from a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 1.3-μm bounce amplifier with an asymmetric cavity configuration. A maximum LG output of 7.7 W is obtained.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.4780) Lasers and laser optics : Optical resonators
(140.6810) Lasers and laser optics : Thermal effects

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2007
Published: June 6, 2007

Citation
Masahito Okida, Takashige Omatsu, Masahide Itoh, and Toyohiko Yatagai, "Direct generation of high power Laguerre–Gaussian output from a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 1.3-μm bounce laser," Opt. Express 15, 7616-7622 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-12-7616


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