24 October 2017 Study on double end-pumped high power slab laser with laser diode arrays
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Proceedings Volume 10457, AOPC 2017: Laser Components, Systems, and Applications; 104571F (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284262
Event: Applied Optics and Photonics China (AOPC2017), 2017, Beijing, China
Abstract
In diode-pumped solid-state laser system, the performance of pumped coupling system directly determines the output power and the beam quality of laser. we report a pump coupling system for sandwich structured slab gain medium. Image relaying along the slow axis is used to obtain the uniform distribution of pumping light in the slab width direction and the methods of spatial multiplexing and polarization multiplexing are used to increase the density of pump power. When the pump power is 11.2kW, the continuous-wave output power of 4.55kW is obtained through the plane-parallel resonator. Meanwhile, the influence of the methods of spatial/polarized composite splicing on the pump efficiency of the pump coupling system is analyzed, and the experiment results provide the basis for optimization design to high power slab laser.
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Jian Lei, Jian Lei, Xue Yang, Xue Yang, Yang Liu, Yang Liu, Bao Li, Bao Li, Tianqi Li, Tianqi Li, Xiaojun Tang, Xiaojun Tang, } "Study on double end-pumped high power slab laser with laser diode arrays", Proc. SPIE 10457, AOPC 2017: Laser Components, Systems, and Applications, 104571F (24 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284262; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284262
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