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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 2524–2526

Multimode pumped continuous-wave solid-state Raman laser

A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, and W. Kiefer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 21, pp. 2524-2526 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.002524


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Abstract

We demonstrate the continuous-wave operation of a solid-state Raman laser containing a barium nitrate crystal as the Raman medium. The Raman laser, which has a singly resonant cavity, is pumped by multimode radiation. The Raman oscillation threshold is reached at ∼2 W of pump power. As much as 500 kW/cm2 of Stokes power density at 60-kW/cm2 pump power density is obtained in the cavity.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.
(290.5910) Scattering : Scattering, stimulated Raman

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A. S. Grabtchikov, V. A. Lisinetskii, V. A. Orlovich, M. Schmitt, R. Maksimenka, and W. Kiefer, "Multimode pumped continuous-wave solid-state Raman laser," Opt. Lett. 29, 2524-2526 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-21-2524


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