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Second Harmonic Generation Of Slab Lasers
Author(s): Bruce P. Boczar
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Paper Abstract

Techniques and results for high second harmonic conversion efficiencies (>60%) of solid state lasers, using a single KD*P crystal are presented. This 60% approaches the theoretical limit for beams with both a Gaussian temporal and spatial profile. Designs using segmented transverse flow cooled plates, which are capable of handling the high average powers available from slab laser systems, are also discussed.

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Date Published: 6 April 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0736, New Slab and Solid-State Laser Technologies and Applications, (6 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938067
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Bruce P. Boczar, General Electric Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0736:
New Slab and Solid-State Laser Technologies and Applications
John M. Eggleston; Steven Guch, Editor(s)

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