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Passively Q-switched diode pumped CW Nd:GdVO4-Cr4+:YAG and Nd:YAG-CR4+:YAG laser
Author(s): C. Petre; T. Dascalu
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Paper Abstract

High peak power and high energy laser pulse from 2 at% Nd:YAG and 1 at.% Nd:GdVO4 diode pumped at 808nm laser and passively Q-switched by Cr4+:YAG is reported. Pulse energy as large as 45&mgr;J, 10kHz repetition rate and 1.7MW peak power has been demonstrated for Nd:YAG while Nd:GdVO4 results are 4.4&mgr;J, 160kHz, 180kW.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 April 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6606, Advanced Laser Technologies 2006, 66060A (25 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.729511
Show Author Affiliations
C. Petre, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics (Romania)
T. Dascalu, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6606:
Advanced Laser Technologies 2006

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