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Transverse-pumped multiple diode bar Tm:YAG laser
Author(s): Joseph M. Fukumoto; William H. Long; Eddy A. Stappaerts
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Paper Abstract

We have constructed a laser utilizing five 10 W cw diode bars to transverse-pump a Tm:YAG rod in a multiple-pass pump cavity. At an estimated rod temperature of 35 - 40 degree(s)C, 6.0 W of multi-mode and 3.8 W of single-mode output were obtained at 2.02 micrometers in a non- optimized resonator with 50 W incident pump power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1627, Solid State Lasers III, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60158
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph M. Fukumoto, Northrop Research and Technology Ctr. (United States)
William H. Long, Northrop Research and Technology Ctr. (United States)
Eddy A. Stappaerts, Northrop Research and Technology Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1627:
Solid State Lasers III
Gregory J. Quarles, Editor(s)

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