Continuous-wave operation of a diode-pumped solid-state Raman laser at 1176 nm is reported. The intracavity Raman laser, based on a Nd:YAG laser crystal and a KGd(WO4)2 Raman crystal, reached threshold for 4 W of diode input power and gave up to 800 mW of output power at an overall conversion efficiency of 4%.
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H. M. Pask, "Continuous-wave, all-solid-state, intracavity Raman laser," Opt. Lett. 30, 2454-2456 (2005)