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Investigation Of High Repetition Rate Large Aperture Nd:YAG Disk Laser For Multi-Kilowatt Average Power
Author(s): Weilou Cao; Meizhen Zhang; Peizhen Deng; Wenyan Yu
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Paper Abstract

This is a report on the characteristics of the large aperture Nd:YAG disk laser with dimensions of 6x40x80 mm. The product of small signal gain coefficient and the long axis the disk without clading absorption glasses was limited to less than 1.36 because of the severe parasitic oscillations. The Nd:YAG crystal boule grown by the temperature gradient technique (TGT) has 75-80 mm in diam. and 133 mm long. The Nd doped concentration can be up to 2.3 Wt%. Now the clading absorption coating is considered to be used in the disk laser system and further results will be reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 March 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1021, High Power Solid State Lasers, (24 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950085
Show Author Affiliations
Weilou Cao, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)
Meizhen Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)
Peizhen Deng, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)
Wenyan Yu, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1021:
High Power Solid State Lasers
Horst Weber, Editor(s)

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