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Diode pumped Nd:GdVO4 laser tunable at 1.06 μm
Author(s): Václav Kubecek; Michal Drahokoupil; Petr Zátorský; Miroslav Cech; Petr Hiršl
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we demonstrate simple wavelength tuning mechanism of pulsed diode pumped Nd:GdVO4 laser in the grazing incidence geometry. The active material which is thin slab with wedged ends, acts as dispersive element and enables to tune wavelength of the generated radiation either to the commonly used 1063 nm line with π polarization, the 1066 nm line with σ polarization or simultaneous dual wavelength operation, just by tilting the resonator mirror. The detailed characteristics of the laser are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2008
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7138, Photonics, Devices, and Systems IV, 71380F (18 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.817979
Show Author Affiliations
Václav Kubecek, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Michal Drahokoupil, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Petr Zátorský, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Miroslav Cech, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)
Petr Hiršl, Czech Technical Univ. (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7138:
Photonics, Devices, and Systems IV
Pavel Tománek; Dagmar Senderáková; Miroslav Hrabovský, Editor(s)

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