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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1993
  • pp: 429–431

Efficient frequency-doubled long-pulse generation with a Nd:glass/Nd:YAG oscillator–amplifier system

J. P. Roberts, K. W. Hosack, A. J. Taylor, J. Weston, and R. N. Ettelbrick  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 429-431 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.18.000429


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Abstract

A laser system based on a Nd:glass oscillator followed by a series of Nd:YAG amplifiers is described. The two-beam energy output is 2.2 J in 85 ns at 1.06 μm. The output is efficiently frequency doubled in KD*P to yield 1.04-J, 110-ns, 0.532-μm pulses at a 5-Hz repetition rate.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 23, 1992
Published: March 15, 1993

Citation
J. P. Roberts, J. Weston, R. N. Ettelbrick, K. W. Hosack, and A. J. Taylor, "Efficient frequency-doubled long-pulse generation with a Nd:glass/Nd:YAG oscillator–amplifier system," Opt. Lett. 18, 429-431 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-18-6-429


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