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Diode-pumped monolithic Nd:YLF 1.053-um minilaser and its application to injection seeding
Author(s): Jerome M. Auerbach; Randal L. Schmitt
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Paper Abstract

The construction and operation of a diode-pumped Nd:YLF monolithic mini-laser operating at 1.053 μm is described along with its application of injection seeding a CW flashlamp pumped Nd:YLF Q-switched oscillator to produce single frequency pulses. Alignment of the mini-laser axis to the "c" axis of the Nd:YLF crystal allows lasing at 1.053 μm in a monolithic configuration. The Q-switched oscillator when seeded produces single frequency pulses 90% of the time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1223, Solid State Lasers, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18405
Show Author Affiliations
Jerome M. Auerbach, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Randal L. Schmitt, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1223:
Solid State Lasers
George Dube, Editor(s)

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