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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1022–1024

330 mJ single-frequency Ho:YLF slab amplifier

H. J. Strauss, D. Preussler, M. J. D. Esser, W. Koen, C. Jacobs, O. J. P. Collett, and C. Bollig  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 7, pp. 1022-1024 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.001022


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Abstract

We report on a double-pass Ho:YLF slab amplifier which delivered 350 ns long single-frequency pulses of up to 330 mJ at 2064 nm, with a maximum M2 of 1.5 at 50 Hz. It was end pumped with a diode-pumped Tm:YLF slab laser and seeded with up to 50 mJ of single-frequency pulses.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(140.3570) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, single-mode
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2013
Published: March 20, 2013

Citation
H. J. Strauss, D. Preussler, M. J. D. Esser, W. Koen, C. Jacobs, O. J. P. Collett, and C. Bollig, "330 mJ single-frequency Ho:YLF slab amplifier," Opt. Lett. 38, 1022-1024 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-7-1022


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