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2.94 um Er:YAG Q-switched laser with FE2+: ZnSe passive shutter
Author(s): Vadim A. Akimov; Mikhail P. Frolov; Yuri V. Korostelin; Vladimir I. Kozlovsky; Alexander I. Landman; Yuri P. Podmar'kov; Valeri G. Polushkin; Artem A. Voronov
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Paper Abstract

A passive Q-switching of 2.94-μm Er:YAG laser has been demonstrated using Fe2+:ZnSe single crystal saturable absorber. A giant pulse width ofabout 35 ns and output energy up to 30 mJ in fundamental mode were obtained.

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Date Published: 4 April 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6610, Laser Optics 2006: Solid State Lasers and Nonlinear Frequency Conversion, 661008 (4 April 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.739825
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Vadim A. Akimov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)
Mikhail P. Frolov, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Yuri V. Korostelin, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Vladimir I. Kozlovsky, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Alexander I. Landman, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Yuri P. Podmar'kov, Lebedev Physical Institute (Russia)
Valeri G. Polushkin, Institute of Nuclear Research (Russia)
Artem A. Voronov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6610:
Laser Optics 2006: Solid State Lasers and Nonlinear Frequency Conversion

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