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Diode end pumped Nd:YVO[sub]4[/sub] laser passively Q-switched with Cr[sup]+4[/sup]:YAG saturable absorber
Author(s): Gholamreza Honarasa; Amir Noferesti
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Paper Abstract

Passive Q-switching of a diode pumped Nd:YVO4 laser with Cr+4:YAG saturable absorber was studied experimentally. At 3Wof incident pump power, the laser pulses of duration 37 ns and energy 5.2 μJ with peak power of 140 W and repetition rate of 100 kHz were obtained.

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Date Published: 17 January 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7747, 16th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications, 77471F (17 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.880292
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Gholamreza Honarasa, Shiraz Univ. of Technology (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
Amir Noferesti, Malek-Ashtar Univ. of Technology (Iran, Islamic Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7747:
16th International School on Quantum Electronics: Laser Physics and Applications
Tanja Dreischuh; Dimitar Slavov, Editor(s)

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