1 April 1991 Highly efficient optical parametric oscillators
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Proceedings Volume 1419, Eyesafe Lasers: Components, Systems, and Applications; (1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43855
Event: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, 1991, Los Angeles, CA, United States
An eyesafe source (1.61 micrometers ) with 1.1% wallplug efficiency, is demonstrated using a Nd:YAG pumped KTP optical parametric oscillator with peak-power conversion efficiencies of 70%. Joule-level scaling, kHz repetition-rates, and ns pulselengths are now accessible using this technology.
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Larry R. Marshall, Alan D. Hays, Jeff Kasinski, Ralph L. Burnham, "Highly efficient optical parametric oscillators", Proc. SPIE 1419, Eyesafe Lasers: Components, Systems, and Applications, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43855; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43855

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