18 August 1997 Parallel diode-pumped frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser
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Proceedings Volume 3097, Lasers in Material Processing; (1997) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.281129
Event: Lasers and Optics in Manufacturing III, 1997, Munich, Germany
Abstract
Nonlinear optical devices, such as harmonic generators, provide a means of extending the frequency range of available laser sources. In this paper we report on a novel concept for scaling the output power of frequency doubled Nd:YAG lasers. Conceptually, the laser consists of multi oscillators, which are placed in a common resonator. The frequency doubler is an etalon shaped nonlinear crystal with dichroitic coatings. The second harmonic generated in different oscillators is coaxially superpositioned.
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Michael Quade, Michael Quade, Keming Du, Keming Du, Stephan Falter, Stephan Falter, Jian Zhang, Jian Zhang, Hans-Georg Treusch, Hans-Georg Treusch, Peter Loosen, Peter Loosen, Reinhart Poprawe, Reinhart Poprawe, } "Parallel diode-pumped frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser", Proc. SPIE 3097, Lasers in Material Processing, (18 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.281129; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.281129
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