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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1102–1104

Demonstration of high self-Raman laser performance of a diode-pumped Sr Mo O 4 : Nd 3 + crystal

Tasoltan Basiev, Maxim Doroshenko, Lyudmila Ivleva, Irina Voronina, Vasily Konjushkin, Vjatcheslav Osiko, and Sergey Vasilyev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 7, pp. 1102-1104 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001102


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Abstract

Passively Q-switched self-Raman laser oscillations in the Sr Mo O 4 : Nd 3 + crystal optically pumped by a laser diode (LD) at 804 nm are demonstrated for the first time to our knowledge. Output parameters of LD-pumped Sr Mo O 4 : Nd 3 + laser were investigated in free-running, passively Q-switched, and self-Raman regimes of laser operation, over a wide range of pulse repetition rates ( 8.5 85 kHz ) . A pulse energy of 21 μ J was measured in the self-Raman regime at 1163 nm (first Stokes) wavelength, which is 6 times higher than that for the Gd V O 4 : Nd 3 + self-Raman laser of similar design.

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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: December 16, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 8, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 14, 2009
Published: March 30, 2009

Citation
Tasoltan Basiev, Maxim Doroshenko, Lyudmila Ivleva, Irina Voronina, Vasily Konjushkin, Vjatcheslav Osiko, and Sergey Vasilyev, "Demonstration of high self-Raman laser performance of a diode-pumpedSrMoO4:Nd3+ crystal," Opt. Lett. 34, 1102-1104 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-7-1102

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