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Design of high-brightness laser diode end-pumped Nd:YVO4/KTP lasers
Author(s): Deyuan Shen; Jie Song; Anping Liu; Ken-ichi Ueda
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we report analytical and experimental studies on the characteristics of a high-brightness LD end-pumped Nd:YVO4/KTP laser. A simple model was developed to optimize the cavity parameters and estimate the green output power of intracavity frequency doubled lasers. Using a 1 W high brightness laser diode as the pump source, high efficiency operation was realized based on optimized cavity design. The second-harmonic output power at 532 nm was measured to be 286.5 mW at an incident pump power of 881.4 mW, corresponding to an optical to optical efficiency of 32.5%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3549, High-Power Lasers: Solid State, Gas, Excimer, and Other Advanced Lasers II, (7 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.344132
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Deyuan Shen, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Singapore)
Jie Song, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
Anping Liu, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
Ken-ichi Ueda, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3549:
High-Power Lasers: Solid State, Gas, Excimer, and Other Advanced Lasers II
Sui-Sheng Mei; Keith A. Truesdell, Editor(s)

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