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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2009–2011

High-peak-power AlGaInAs quantum-well 1.3 - μ m laser pumped by a diode-pumped actively Q-switched solid-state laser

K. W. Su, S. C. Huang, A. Li, S. C. Liu, Y. F. Chen, and K. F. Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 13, pp. 2009-2011 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002009


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Abstract

We report a room-temperature high-peak-power AlGaInAs 1.36 μ m TEM 00 laser pumped by a diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd:YAG 1.06 μ m laser. With an average pump power of 1.0 W , an average output power of 140 mW was obtained at a pulse repetition rate of 10 kHz . With a peak pump power of 8.3 kW , the highest peak output power was 1.5 kW at a pulse repetition rate of 5 kHz .

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OCIS Codes
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.5560) Lasers and laser optics : Pumping
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(250.7270) Optoelectronics : Vertical emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 28, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 28, 2006

Citation
K. W. Su, S. C. Huang, A. Li, S. C. Liu, Y. F. Chen, and K. F. Huang, "High-peak-power AlGaInAs quantum-well 1.3-μm laser pumped by a diode-pumped actively Q-switched solid-state laser," Opt. Lett. 31, 2009-2011 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-13-2009


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