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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1526–1528

Efficient intracavity frequency doubling of a high-repetition-rate diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser

F. Hanson and P. Poirier  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 19, pp. 1526-1528 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001526


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Abstract

Efficient operation of a pulsed, high-repetition-rate diode-pumped and intracavity frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser is reported. A 3-mm-diameter laser rod was side-pumped with a 5-bar stack of high-duty-cycle 1-cm diode arrays. The average Q-switched power at 1.06 μm was 3.8 W at 1.33 kHz, and more than 4 W at 0.532 μm was obtained through intracavity frequency doubling with LiB3O5.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 11, 1994
Published: October 1, 1994

Citation
F. Hanson and P. Poirier, "Efficient intracavity frequency doubling of a high-repetition-rate diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser," Opt. Lett. 19, 1526-1528 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-19-1526


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