6 April 1987 A Fixed Cavity, Moving Slab Nd:Glass Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0736, New Slab and Solid-State Laser Technologies and Applications; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938063
Event: OE LASE'87 and EO Imaging Symposium, 1987, Los Angeles, CA, United States
A moving slab geometry Nd:Glass laser is capable of operating at much beyond the thermal stress fracture limit for a conventional fixed slab laser. Average power output of 43.8 W input power and at 2.06% slope efficiency in the first prototype. The moving slab laser has the potential for scaling to kilowatt average power levels.
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Santanu Basu, Santanu Basu, Robert L. Byer, Robert L. Byer, } "A Fixed Cavity, Moving Slab Nd:Glass Laser", Proc. SPIE 0736, New Slab and Solid-State Laser Technologies and Applications, (6 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938063; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938063


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