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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2010
  • pp: 6131–6136

Single frequency operation of a tunable injection-seeded Nd:GSAG Q-switched laser around 942nm

Zhifeng Lin, Xin Wang, Frank Kallmeyer, Hans Joachim Eichler, and Chunqing Gao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 6131-6136 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.006131


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Abstract

Single frequency operation of a diode-pumped tunable injection-seeded Nd:GSAG Q-switched laser around 942nm was demonstrated. With a three-mirror ring cavity, the single frequency laser pulse with output energy of 13.2mJ was obtained at a repetition rate of 10Hz. The linewidth of the single frequency laser was less than 100MHz. The wavelength of the single frequency Nd:GSAG laser can be tuned from 942.38nm to 943.10nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 5, 2010
Published: March 11, 2010

Citation
Zhifeng Lin, Xin Wang, Frank Kallmeyer, Hans Joachim Eichler, and Chunqing Gao, "Single frequency operation of a tunable injection-seeded Nd:GSAG Q-switched laser around 942nm," Opt. Express 18, 6131-6136 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-6-6131


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