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Q-Switching Of Diode-Pumped Solid-State Lasers
Author(s): Mark Linne; Thomas Baer
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Paper Abstract

Q-switching of diode-pumped Nd:YAG and Nd:YLF at 1.064, 1.047, and 1.321 microns is discussed. Single frequency versions have also been demonstrated. A simple 3 longitudinal mode rate-equation model is used to predict pulse stability. Wavelength extension by frequency doubling and fiberoptic Raman shifting is discussed, and several applications are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0898, Miniature Optics and Lasers, (2 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944587
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Mark Linne, Spectra-Physics, Inc. (United States)
Thomas Baer, Spectra-Physics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0898:
Miniature Optics and Lasers
Laurence E. Cramer; Gary T. Forrest; Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri, Editor(s)

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