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Single frequency diode-pumped Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser
Author(s): Jan Karol Jabczynski; Waldemar Zendzian; Marek Skorczakowski; Zygmunt Mierczyk; Zdzislaw Jankiewicz
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Paper Abstract

Single frequency generation output with energy level about 1 mJ in electro-optically Q- switched Nd:YVO4 laser pumped by 1 cm quasi-cw laser diode bar is demonstrated. Above 170 kW peak power in 5.6 ns pulse duration was achieved. The low threshold, near diffraction limited output, short cavity length advantage is the Nd:YVO4 laser for low energy, high pulse power in coherent velocimetry, range finding and Doppler radar applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 February 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2729, Optical Velocimetry, (13 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.233017
Show Author Affiliations
Jan Karol Jabczynski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Waldemar Zendzian, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Marek Skorczakowski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Zygmunt Mierczyk, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Zdzislaw Jankiewicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2729:
Optical Velocimetry
Maksymilian Pluta; Jan Karol Jabczynski; Mariusz Szyjer, Editor(s)

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