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 125W at 40-nsec duration with less than 16-MHz linewidth.
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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)