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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1998
  • pp: 37–39

In-line Nd:YAG resonator using self-pumped phase conjugation in Cr4+:YAG

P. Sillard, C. Grange, A. Brignon, and J.-P. Huignard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 37-39 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000037


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Abstract

We report the operation of an in-line Nd:YAG resonator using self-pumped phase conjugation in Cr4+: YAG at λ=1.064µm in the nanosecond regime. The output beam has a high-quality diffraction-limited TEM00 mode and a pulse shape of ~15ns , showing the self- Q -switching ability of the resonator. A maximum extraction of 18mJ and a maximum reflectivity of 2.0 are measured. A transient model provides insight into the energy characteristics and the dynamics of such an in-line resonator.

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OCIS Codes
(070.5040) Fourier optics and signal processing : Phase conjugation
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics

Citation
P. Sillard, C. Grange, A. Brignon, and J.-P. Huignard, "In-line Nd:YAG resonator using self-pumped phase conjugation in Cr4+:YAG," Opt. Lett. 23, 37-39 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-1-37


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