11 April 1996 Dynamics of diode-pumped lasers passively Q-switched with Cr4+:YAG
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Proceedings Volume 2772, Laser Optics '95: Solid State Lasers; (1996) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.238113
Event: Laser Optics '95, 1995, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Abstract
The dynamics of passively Q-switched, diode-pumped solid-state lasers have been investigated on a rate equation basis. The importance of the absorption cross section of the saturable absorber material was discussed, and the relevant parameters of a passively Q-switched solid- state laser were evaluated. The theoretical calculations were used to optimize a longitudinally diode-pumped Nd:YLF laser which was Q-switched by Cr4+:YAG as a saturable absorber.
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A. Pfeiffer, A. Pfeiffer, P. Peuser, P. Peuser, N. P. Schmitt, N. P. Schmitt, Milan R. Kokta, Milan R. Kokta, } "Dynamics of diode-pumped lasers passively Q-switched with Cr4+:YAG", Proc. SPIE 2772, Laser Optics '95: Solid State Lasers, (11 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238113; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.238113
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