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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1994
  • pp: 557–559

Generation of single-frequency radiation at 1064, 1319, and 659.5 nm with an all-solid-state, out-of-plane Nd:YAG ring laser

G. J. Hall and A. I. Ferguson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 557-559 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000557


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Abstract

Single-frequency output from a unidirectional, out-of-plane, all-solid-state Nd:YAG ring resonator is demonstrated; the setup can be readily operated at both 1064 and 1319 nm with an end-pumping configuration. High multimode slope efficiencies of 42% were observed at 1064 nm, giving a maximum output power of 1.32 W. A maximum single-frequency, TEM00 output at 1319 nm of 650 mW was achieved with initial slope efficiencies of 17%. External enhancement cavity frequency doubling in TEM00 output power LiB3O5 gave a total single-frequency, of 18 mW at 659.5 nm.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 15, 1993
Published: April 15, 1994

Citation
G. J. Hall and A. I. Ferguson, "Generation of single-frequency radiation at 1064, 1319, and 659.5 nm with an all-solid-state, out-of-plane Nd:YAG ring laser," Opt. Lett. 19, 557-559 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-8-557


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