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Compact, solid state, green, blue, and ultraviolet lasers
Author(s): John A. Trail; John L. Nightingale; John Kelly Johnson; Timothy J. Johnston
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Paper Abstract

Solid-state laser sources in the visible and ultraviolet have several advantages over gas laser sources with regard to size, efficiency, lifetime, and amplitude stability. We will discuss the approaches that we have taken to build compact solid-state lasers operating at 532 nm, 430 nm, and 266 nm. We will review the different techniques we use to generate these wavelengths and consequent implications for performance characteristics such as output power, spatial mode, noise, and the possibility for modulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 April 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2380, UV and Visible Lasers and Laser Crystal Growth, (17 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206936
Show Author Affiliations
John A. Trail, Coherent Laser Group (United States)
John L. Nightingale, Coherent Laser Group (United States)
John Kelly Johnson, Coherent Laser Group (United States)
Timothy J. Johnston, Coherent Laser Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2380:
UV and Visible Lasers and Laser Crystal Growth
Richard Scheps; Milan R. Kokta, Editor(s)

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