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Diode-pumped Yb:Y2O3 ceramic laser
Author(s): Jian Kong; Ding Yuan Tang; Deyuan Shen; Jianren Lu; K. Takaichi; T. Uematsu; Ken-ichi Ueda; Hideki Yagi; T. Yanagitani; Alexander A. Kaminskii
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Paper Abstract

In this report, polycrystalline Yb:Y 2O3 ceramic laser has been demonstrated for the first time. With a pump power of 11 W at 937 nm, 0.75 W cw laser output at 1078 nm was obtained. The laser had a threshold of 4.7 W and a slope efficiency of 12.6% when an output coupler of R = 98% was used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4914, High-Power Lasers and Applications II, (5 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481803
Show Author Affiliations
Jian Kong, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Ding Yuan Tang, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Deyuan Shen, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Jianren Lu, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
K. Takaichi, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
T. Uematsu, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
Ken-ichi Ueda, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
Hideki Yagi, Konoshima Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
T. Yanagitani, Konoshima Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Alexander A. Kaminskii, Institute of Crystallography (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4914:
High-Power Lasers and Applications II
Dianyuan Fan; Keith A. Truesdell; Koji Yasui, Editor(s)

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