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Diode Pumped Nd:YAG Lasers And Their Unique Features
Author(s): D. L. Begley; D. J. Krebs; M. Ross
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Paper Abstract

As pump sources for Nd:YAG lasers, laser diodes have been shown to have significant advantages over other sources. This paper presents recent advances in the performance of laser diode pumped Nd:YAG lasers. Specific emphasis will be placed on those characteristics which offer unique advantages over conventional (lamp pumped) systems, including: size, weight, efficiency, stability, flexibility, reliability, and life.

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Date Published: 10 March 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0712, Lasers in Medicine, (10 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937315
Show Author Affiliations
D. L. Begley, Mcdonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)
D. J. Krebs, McdDnnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)
M. Ross, Mcdonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0712:
Lasers in Medicine
Stephen N. Joffe M.D.; John A. Parrish M.D., Editor(s)

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