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Highly efficient diode pumped solid state lasers using mixed vanadate crystals Nd:YxGd1-xVO4 for laser communications
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Paper Abstract

We present, for the first time, comparative studies of laser performance in the mixed vanadate crystals Nd:YxGd1-xVO4 with direct and indirect pumping. The resulting highly efficient miniaturized laser has potential for laser communications.

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Date Published: 18 November 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7135, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices III, 71350W (18 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.802111
Show Author Affiliations
Nils C Fernelius, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Suning Tang, Crystal Research, Inc. (United States)
Yuanji Tang, Crystal Research, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7135:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices III
Yi Luo; Jens Buus; Fumio Koyama; Yu-Hwa Lo, Editor(s)

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