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25 March 1996 Proper choice of Ti3+:Al2O3 crystal length
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We present a 'loss balance' criterion to estimate the proper gain medium length (PGML) of the pulsed Ti:Sapphire laser under high pump level and optimal output coupling conditions according to the gain-loss character of pulsed Ti3+:Al2O3 laser longitudinally pumped by a pulsed laser beam, it was proved by several examples, and high efficiency was obtained. In one-longitudinally-pumped Ti3+:sapphire laser, the PGML 1 is determined by the equation: e-(alpha (p)1) plus e-(alpha (p)1/3) equals 1, where (alpha) p is the absorption coefficient to the pump beam, (beta) is the figure of merit (FOM value) of the crystal. When dual-longitudinally- pumped, the PGML is L less than or equal to 2l/3.
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Hongfa Liu and Hairong Lei "Proper choice of Ti3+:Al2O3 crystal length", Proc. SPIE 2698, Solid State Lasers V, (25 March 1996);


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