6 April 1987 Performance of a Conduction Cooled Nd:Glass Slab Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0736, New Slab and Solid-State Laser Technologies and Applications; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938064
Event: OE LASE'87 and EO Imaging Symposium, 1987, Los Angeles, CA, United States
The zigzag slab geometry is an established method of reducing thermo-optical effects in solid-state lasers. Achieving predicted improvements requires careful control of the slab temperature distribution. Our conduction cooled zigzag laser design is an attempt to provide a Nd:Glass slab with uniform pumping and cooling within a protective environment. This paper reports the results of initial tests of this design.
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M. K. Reed, M. K. Reed, R. L. Byer, R. L. Byer, } "Performance of a Conduction Cooled Nd:Glass Slab Laser", Proc. SPIE 0736, New Slab and Solid-State Laser Technologies and Applications, (6 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938064; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938064


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