1 May 2017 High-power pump diodes for defense applications
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DILAS offers a variety of high power pump diode lasers, optimized for different gain media. Systems optimized for DPAL pumping at 766nm will be discussed, including results demonstrating precise wavelength and spectral width control necessary to optimal overlap with atomic lines. In addition, pump modules optimized at 793 nm for Tm fiber laser pumping have been demonstrated, including a low SWaP module targeted for airborne applications. Lastly, DILAS’ line of high-efficiency/low-SWaP pump at 976nm for Yb fiber laser will be presented. Starting with the 330W IS46 module, DILAS has demonstrated >53% efficiency, and has now increased brightness up to 625W from a 225 um/ 0.22 NA fiber. Developments towards a module with >900W output power will also be shown.
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Chris Ebert, Chris Ebert, Tina Guiney, Tina Guiney, Joe Braker, Joe Braker, Dean Stapleton, Dean Stapleton, Kim Alegria, Kim Alegria, David Irwin, David Irwin, } "High-power pump diodes for defense applications", Proc. SPIE 10192, Laser Technology for Defense and Security XIII, 101920D (1 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2265028; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2265028
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