A beam-shaped 20-W diode bar has longitudinally pumped a Nd:YAG laser in a ring configuration. Unidirectional single-frequency operation is enforced by a Faraday rotator. Intracavity frequency doubling with a KTP crystal has produced 3 W of stable single-frequency TEM00 output at 532 nm.
© 1996 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 19, 1995
Published: June 15, 1996
K. I. Martin, W. A. Clarkson, and D. C. Hanna, "3 W of single-frequency output at 532 nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a diode-bar-pumped Nd:YAG ring laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 875-877 (1996)