We have obtained UV power of 20.5 W with a repetition rate of 10 kHz by the use of a high-brightness high-power all-solid-state green laser and a high-quality CsLiB<sub>6</sub>O<sub>10</sub> crystal. This power is, to our knowledge, the highest UV power achieved so far in all-solid-state lasers.
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(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
Tetsuo Kojima, Susumu Konno, Shuichi Fujikawa, Koji Yasui, Kenji Yoshizawa, Yusuke Mori, Takatomo Sasaki, Mitsuhiro Tanaka, and Yukikatsu Okada, "20-W ultraviolet-beam generation by fourth-harmonic generation of an all-solid-state laser," Opt. Lett. 25, 58-60 (2000)