24 March 1989 High Average Power Slab Geometry Solid State Lasers
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Proceedings Volume 1021, High Power Solid State Lasers; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950068
Event: 1988 International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1988, Hamburg, Germany
Abstract
The performance characteristics of a Nd:YAG-Laser cooled by mechanical contact with two transparent high heat conduction solid-state sheets are presented. The size of the slab-crystal was 0.6 cm (height h) x 1.5 cm (width w) x 10 cm (length 1). 300 W average laser power in multimode were generated in free running repetitively pulsed (30 pps) operation; the slope efficiency was 3.3%. Some particular properties applying to this laser for material processing will be mentioned.
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H. P. von Arb, H. P. von Arb, Ch. Luchinger, Ch. Luchinger, F. Studer, F. Studer, U. Durr, U. Durr, A. Gressli, A. Gressli, T. Sidler, T. Sidler, J. Steffen, J. Steffen, J. C. Poli, J. C. Poli, } "High Average Power Slab Geometry Solid State Lasers", Proc. SPIE 1021, High Power Solid State Lasers, (24 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950068; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950068
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