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Diode-pumped Cr:LiSAF laser with two-cavity-combined configuration
Author(s): Guoqiang Xie; Tao Wang; Liejia Qian
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Paper Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a simple approach to lower the thermal quenching effect and improve the output power for Cr:LiSAF lasers, which is accomplished by employing two laser rods in a combined cavity. The resonator contains two laser rods and is designed by using two “X” folding cavities in cascade. CW laser output of ~ 230 mW has been achieved with pump of single-striped laser diodes. Compared with lasers with single gain rod, the laser with dual rods shows less severe thermal effect and increases the output by more than two times.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 January 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5627, High-Power Lasers and Applications III, (26 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.574277
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Guoqiang Xie, Fudan Univ. (China)
Tao Wang, Fudan Univ. (China)
Liejia Qian, Fudan Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5627:
High-Power Lasers and Applications III
Dianyuan Fan; Ken-ichi Ueda; Jongmin Lee, Editor(s)

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