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A highly efficient DPSS mode-locked Nd:YLF single-mode laser
Author(s): Frank F. Wu
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Paper Abstract

A mode-locked laser system achieves average output power of more than 18 watts, in a single transversal mode, with a pump power of 70 watts. The optical to optical conversion efficiency is about 25%. The output wavelength is 1053 nm and the mode locked frequency is 150 MHz; the pulse width is less than 80 ps. The peak power reaches kilowatts per pulse. The wavelength can be converted into 527nm and 351 nm with a nonlinear conversion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 February 2012
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8235, Solid State Lasers XXI: Technology and Devices, 823523 (15 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.909727
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Frank F. Wu, MetroLaser, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8235:
Solid State Lasers XXI: Technology and Devices
W. Andrew Clarkson; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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