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Use of simple diffractive optics for improving the dynamics of a self-Q-switched Cr:LiSAF laser
Author(s): N. Passilly; M. Fromager; K. Aït-Ameur
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate that insertion of a simple diffractive optical element in the cavity of a self-Q-switched Cr3+ : LiSAF laser can speed up its dynamics so that the laser output pulse is shortened and its energy is increased.

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Date Published: 9 June 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6054, International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technologies 2005: Advanced Lasers and Systems, 60540R (9 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660811
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N. Passilly, Ctr. Interdisciplinaire de Recherche Ions Lasers (France)
M. Fromager, Ctr. Interdisciplinaire de Recherche Ions Lasers (France)
K. Aït-Ameur, Ctr. Interdisciplinaire de Recherche Ions Lasers (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6054:
International Conference on Lasers, Applications, and Technologies 2005: Advanced Lasers and Systems
Guenter Huber; Vladislav Ya. Panchenko; Ivan A. Scherbakov, Editor(s)

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