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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2005
  • pp: 3335–3337

Efficient diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd:YAG/BaWO4 intracavity Raman laser

Y. F. Chen, K. W. Su, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and M. H. Jiang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 24, pp. 3335-3337 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.003335


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Abstract

Barium tungstate (BaWO4) is employed to achieve efficient stimulated Raman scattering conversion in a compact diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. With an incident pump power of 9.2 W, 1.56 W of 1181 nm first-Stokes average output power was generated at a pulse repetition rate of 20 kHz, corresponding to an optical-to-optical conversion efficiency of 16.9%.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

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Y. F. Chen, K. W. Su, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and M. H. Jiang, "Efficient diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd:YAG/BaWO4 intracavity Raman laser," Opt. Lett. 30, 3335-3337 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-24-3335


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