Continuous-wave output at 1319 nm was obtained from a laser-diode-pumped 1% ceramic Nd:YAG laser. As much as 36.3-W output was obtained under pump power of 290 W, with an optical-to-optical conversion efficiency of 12.5%.
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Junhua Lu, Jianren Lu, Tomoyo Murai, Kazunori Takaichi, Tomohiro Uematsu, Jianqiu Xu, Ken-ichi Ueda, Hideki Yagi, Takagimi Yanagitani, and Alexander A. Kaminskii, "36-W diode-pumped continuous-wave 1319-nm Nd:YAG ceramic laser," Opt. Lett. 27, 1120-1122 (2002)