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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 705–707

Highly efficient diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd : YAG Sr W O 4 intracavity Raman laser

Xiaohan Chen, Xingyu Zhang, Qingpu Wang, Ping Li, Shutao Li, Zhenhua Cong, Guohua Jia, and Chaoyang Tu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 7, pp. 705-707 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000705


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Abstract

A highly efficient diode-pumped actively Q-switched intracavity Raman laser with Sr W O 4 as the Raman-active medium is presented. As high as 23.8% diode-to-Stokes optical conversion efficiency is obtained with an incident pump power of 7.17 W and a pulse repetition rate of 15 kHz .

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 31, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 14, 2008
Published: March 28, 2008

Citation
Xiaohan Chen, Xingyu Zhang, Qingpu Wang, Ping Li, Shutao Li, Zhenhua Cong, Guohua Jia, and Chaoyang Tu, "Highly efficient diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd:YAG-SrWO4 intracavity Raman laser," Opt. Lett. 33, 705-707 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-7-705


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