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Compact pulsed frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser with repetition rate up to 500 Hz
Author(s): Vladimir L. Pavlovitch; Eugene V. Raevsky
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Paper Abstract

The model LT-4Z electro-optical Q-switched flashlamp-pumped Nd:YAG laser is designed for hydrospheric studies. The laser generates a pulse of light in the blue-green region of the visible spectrum (532 nm), where the absorption of sea water is minimized, at pulse repetition rate of 100 - 500 Hz. This model is especially optimized for operation in airborne hydrography system. In this paper we describe the performance of a laser for complex airborne system which requires the conflicting specifications of high efficiency, small size, short pulsewidth, and high average power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 May 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3265, Solid State Lasers VII, (27 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308669
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Vladimir L. Pavlovitch, Polyus Research and Development Institute (Russia)
Eugene V. Raevsky, Polyus Research and Development Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3265:
Solid State Lasers VII
Richard Scheps, Editor(s)

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