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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2009
  • pp: 151–153

High-power dual-wavelength laser with disordered Nd:CNGG crystals

Haohai Yu, Huaijin Zhang, Zhengping Wang, Jiyang Wang, Yonggui Yu, Zibin Shi, Xingyu Zhang, and Minhua Jiang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 151-153 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.000151


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Abstract

We demonstrate the high-power dual-wavelength laser output with disordered Nd:CNGG laser crystals. Continuous-wave output power of 4.03 W was obtained under the incident pump power of 15.62 W . In the passively Q-switched operation, the shortest pulse width, largest pulse energy, and highest peak power were achieved to be 12.9 ns , 173.16 μ J , and 12.3 kW , respectively, with Cr 4 + : YAG crystals as the saturable absorbers. By spectral analysis, the output lasers were found to have dual wavelengths. We believed that the passively Q-switched dual-wavelength laser should be possible to be used as a source for the generation of terahertz radiation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3540) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Q-switched
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2008
Published: January 13, 2009

Citation
Haohai Yu, Huaijin Zhang, Zhengping Wang, Jiyang Wang, Yonggui Yu, Zibin Shi, Xingyu Zhang, and Minhua Jiang, "High-power dual-wavelength laser with disordered Nd:CNGG crystals," Opt. Lett. 34, 151-153 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-2-151


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