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High efficiency CW green-pumped alexandrite lasers
Author(s): J. W. Kuper; D. C. Brown
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Paper Abstract

High power, CW and pulsed alexandrite lasers were produced by pumping the laser rod with a high quality diode pumped 532 nm laser sources. This pumping architecture provides stable performance with output power > 1.4 W at 767nm in the free running mode and 0.78W at 1000 Hz. An output of 80 mW at 375.5 nm was achieved at 500 Hz. This approach holds promise for the production of a scalable diode-pumped, tunable alexandrite laser systems operating in the near infrared (750 nm), and the ultraviolet (375 and 250 nm) spectral regions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6100, Solid State Lasers XV: Technology and Devices, 61000T (28 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.659792
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J. W. Kuper, Snake Creek Lasers, LLC (United States)
D. C. Brown, Snake Creek Lasers, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6100:
Solid State Lasers XV: Technology and Devices
Hanna J. Hoffman; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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