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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2006
  • pp: 3297–3299

High-efficiency 60 W TEM 00 Nd : YVO 4 oscillator pumped at 888 nm

Louis McDonagh, Richard Wallenstein, Ralf Knappe, and Achim Nebel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 22, pp. 3297-3299 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003297


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Abstract

We propose a technique for pumping Nd : YVO 4 with high optical power at 888 nm while making absorption independent of the pump light polarization state. This is especially suitable for systems end pumped by high-power, high-brightness fiber-coupled diode sources associated with long vanadate crystals to effectively spread the heat load in a large volume. A compact 60 W output, 55% optical efficiency cw TEM 00 oscillator was demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 3, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2006
Published: October 26, 2006

Citation
Louis McDonagh, Richard Wallenstein, Ralf Knappe, and Achim Nebel, "High-efficiency 60 W TEM00 Nd:YVO4 oscillator pumped at 888 nm," Opt. Lett. 31, 3297-3299 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-22-3297

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