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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2107–2109

High-power efficient tunable Nd:GdVO4 laser at 1083 nm

Y. F. Chen, M. L. Ku, and K. W. Su  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 16, pp. 2107-2109 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002107


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Abstract

An efficient tunable diode-pumped Nd:GdVO4 laser at 1083 nm has been constructed by suppressing the higher gain transition near 1063 nm. With 12.5 W diode pump power, the free-running output power centered about 1083 nm was up to 3.4 W, corresponding to an optical-to-optical conversion efficiency of 30.1%. When a simple uncoated etalon was used as a wavelength-selective element, the output power at each helium transition was higher than 2.5 W.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

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Y. F. Chen, M. L. Ku, and K. W. Su, "High-power efficient tunable Nd:GdVO4 laser at 1083 nm," Opt. Lett. 30, 2107-2109 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-16-2107


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