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Passively Q-switched nanosecond pulse-train Nd:YAG laser system
Author(s): Miroslaw Szczurek; Roman Jarocki; Andrzej Bartnik; Henryk Fiedorowicz; Jerzy Kostecki; Rafal Rakowski; Anna Szczurek
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Paper Abstract

A pulse-train Nd:YAG laser system consisting of repetitively Q-switched Nd:YAG oscillator with Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber, double pass Nd:YAG amplifier and stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) pulse compressor has been demonstrated. Number and energy of the laser pulses were controlled by adjusting width and amplitude of the flash lamp pumping pulses. Efficient SBS compression of Nd:YAG laser pulses was obtained using single-cell compressor.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5707, Solid State Lasers XIV: Technology and Devices, (27 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.589125
Show Author Affiliations
Miroslaw Szczurek, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Roman Jarocki, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Andrzej Bartnik, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Henryk Fiedorowicz, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Jerzy Kostecki, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Rafal Rakowski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Anna Szczurek, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5707:
Solid State Lasers XIV: Technology and Devices
Hanna J. Hoffman; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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