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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1988
  • pp: 461–463

Single-frequency Q-switched operation of a diode-laser-pumped Nd:YAG laser

G. T. Maker and A. I. Ferguson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 461-463 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.13.000461


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Abstract

We describe the performance of a single-frequency Q-switched Nd:YAG laser operating at 1.06 μm and optically pumped by a 100-mW diode laser. This system provides pulses of 6-μJ energy with peak powers greater than 125 W at 40-nsec duration with less than 16-MHz linewidth.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 11, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 1988
Published: June 1, 1988

Citation
G. T. Maker and A. I. Ferguson, "Single-frequency Q-switched operation of a diode-laser-pumped Nd:YAG laser," Opt. Lett. 13, 461-463 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-13-6-461


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