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Compact diode-side-pumped Yb:YAG slab laser operating in room temperature
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Paper Abstract

We report on free-running operation in a side-pumped Yb:YAG slab laser. For maximum available pump pulse energy of 850 mJ at 967.7 nm delivered by a 2D laser diode stack with fast-axis-collimation, the output pulses with energy of 150 mJ at 1.03 μm were obtained. The laser system operated in room temperature providing a slope efficiency of 26.9%. The performance of the laser is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8902, Electron Technology Conference 2013, 890218 (25 July 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2030188
Show Author Affiliations
M. Kaskow, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
W. Zendzian, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
J. K. Jabczynski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
J. Firak, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
L. Gorajek, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
J. Kwiatkowski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
K. Kopczynski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8902:
Electron Technology Conference 2013
Pawel Szczepanski; Ryszard Kisiel; Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Editor(s)

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