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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 1998
  • pp: 1757–1759

2-W Ho:YAG laser intracavity pumped by a diode-pumped Tm:YAG laser

C. Bollig, R. A. Hayward, W. A. Clarkson, and D. C. Hanna  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 22, pp. 1757-1759 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.001757


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Abstract

Efficient room-temperature operation of a Ho:YAG laser, intracavity pumped by a diode-bar-pumped Tm:YAG laser, is reported. At rod mount temperatures of 10°C, for both the Tm:YAG and the Ho:YAG rods, we obtained 2.1 W of output at 2.097μm from the Ho:YAG laser for 9.2 W of diode power incident upon the Tm:YAG rod.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.5560) Lasers and laser optics : Pumping

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C. Bollig, R. A. Hayward, W. A. Clarkson, and D. C. Hanna, "2-W Ho:YAG laser intracavity pumped by a diode-pumped Tm:YAG laser," Opt. Lett. 23, 1757-1759 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-22-1757


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