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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 11 — May. 26, 2008
  • pp: 8286–8291

Diode-pumped multi-frequency Q-switched laser with intracavity cascade Raman emission

Y. T. Chang, Y. P. Huang, K. W. Su, and Y. F. Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 8286-8291 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.008286


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Abstract

A diode-pumped actively Q-switched mixed Nd:Y0.3Gd0.7VO4 laser with an intracavity KTP crystal is developed to produce cascade SRS emission up to the fourth order. With an incident pump power of 14 W and a repetition rate of 50 kHz, the average output powers at the first, second, third and fourth Stokes modes are approximately 0.05 W, 0.61 W, 0.25 W, and 0.11 W, respectively. The maximum peak power is greater than 2 kW.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 25, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 17, 2008
Published: May 22, 2008

Citation
Y. T. Chang, Y. P. Huang, K. W Su, and Y. F. Chen, "Diode-pumped multi-frequency Q-switched laser with intracavity cascade Raman emission," Opt. Express 16, 8286-8291 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-11-8286


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