25 March 1996 High-efficiency intracavity-doubled diode-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser
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A high-brightness component is used to longitudinally pump Nd:YAG and Nd:YVO4 crystals. The light is focused by a simple, compact and efficient nonimaging concentrator. A 50% at 1.064 micrometer and a 25% at 0.532 micrometer optical-optical efficiencies were demonstrated with a near TEM00 beam.
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Gilles Feugnet, Claude Bussac, Christian Larat, Muriel Schwarz, Jean-Paul Pocholle, "High-efficiency intracavity-doubled diode-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser", Proc. SPIE 2698, Solid State Lasers V, (25 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236146; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.236146

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