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High-power operation of crogenic Yb:YAG
Author(s): K. F. Wall; B. Pati; P. Moulton
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Paper Abstract

Using a side-pumping geometry, we obtained 400 W of cw power with 56% optical-to-optical efficiency from a cryogenically-cooled, Yb:YAG laser. In Q-switched operation, we obtained 200 W with a near diffraction limited beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 February 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6451, Solid State Lasers XVI: Technology and Devices, 64510X (20 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.715176
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K. F. Wall, Q-Peak, Inc. (United States)
B. Pati, Q-Peak, Inc. (United States)
P. Moulton, Q-Peak, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6451:
Solid State Lasers XVI: Technology and Devices
Hanna J. Hoffman; Ramesh K. Shori; Norman Hodgson, Editor(s)

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