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Continuous-wave Yb:YAP laser with high power diode pumping
Author(s): R. Akbari; J. Xu; X. Xu; A. Major
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Paper Abstract

High power performance of a continuous-wave Yb:YAP laser was investigated. The laser generated <7 W of output power with 22 W of pump power and slope efficiency of around 70% while maintaining high beam quality. The thermal lensing effect was observed at high pumping power. The combination of high thermal conductivity and broad gain bandwidth make this laser host a suitable candidate for high power CW and ultrashort pulse generation.

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Date Published: 7 March 2019
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10896, Solid State Lasers XXVIII: Technology and Devices, 108961D (7 March 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2508979
Show Author Affiliations
R. Akbari, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)
J. Xu, Tongji Univ. (China)
X. Xu, Jiangsu Normal Univ. (China)
A. Major, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10896:
Solid State Lasers XXVIII: Technology and Devices
W. Andrew Clarkson; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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