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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2004
  • pp: 56–58

High-brightness 2.4-W continuous-wave Nd:GdVO4 laser at 670 nm

Antonio Agnesi, Annalisa Guandalini, Giancarlo Reali, Stefano Dell'Acqua, and Giuliano Piccinno  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 56-58 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.000056


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Abstract

We report on a diode-pumped 1.3-μm Nd:GdVO4 cw laser, intracavity doubled for highly efficient generation of red light. We obtained as much as 2.4 W of power at 670 nm (corresponding to 26% optical-to-optical efficiency) in a nearly TEM>00 mode and with small amplitude noise. To the best of our knowledge, these results represent the highest performance at this wavelength for cw solid-state lasers.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.7300) Lasers and laser optics : Visible lasers
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

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Antonio Agnesi, Annalisa Guandalini, Giancarlo Reali, Stefano Dell'Acqua, and Giuliano Piccinno, "High-brightness 2.4-W continuous-wave Nd:GdVO4 laser at 670 nm," Opt. Lett. 29, 56-58 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-1-56


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