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Tunable gain-switched chromium YAG laser
Author(s): Pierre Mathieu; Andre Parent; Kevin J. Snell; Dennis L. Peressini
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Paper Abstract

1.5 MW, < 10 nsec long gain-switched laser pulses were obtained from a Nd+3 laser-pumped Cr+4:YAG laser with an efficiency of 16%. Tuning was achieved from 1.44 to 1.51 micrometers . Repetition rate of 30 pps was demonstrated at approximately equals 10 mJ/pulse.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2041, Mode-locked and Other Ultrashort Laser Designs, Amplifiers, and Applications, (5 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.165642
Show Author Affiliations
Pierre Mathieu, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (Canada)
Andre Parent, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier (Canada)
Kevin J. Snell, National Optics Institute (United States)
Dennis L. Peressini, Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2041:
Mode-locked and Other Ultrashort Laser Designs, Amplifiers, and Applications

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