16 April 2001 Cr,Tm,Ho: YAG laser amplifier
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Proceedings Volume 4267, Solid State Lasers X; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.424616
Event: Photonics West 2001 - LASE, 2001, San Jose, CA, United States
Among other applications, Q-switched, single-mode and high energy Ho:YAG lasers are useful tools in temperature- jump experiments designed for biophysical research. But if pulse energies of 200 J at one microsecond pulse widths or shorter are to be generated in a single oscillator, the damage threshold of the optical coatings is likely to be exceeded. Experiments with an oscillator/amplifier system show that the saturation fluence of Cr,Tm,Ho:YAG amounts to 2.3J/cm2 and that a small signal gain coefficient of 0.15/cm can be obtained at moderate pump densities. This suggests the use of extracavity ampli cation if high power holmium pulses are required.
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Bjoern I. Lange, Bjoern I. Lange, Benno Radt, Benno Radt, Gereon Huettmann, Gereon Huettmann, } "Cr,Tm,Ho: YAG laser amplifier", Proc. SPIE 4267, Solid State Lasers X, (16 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.424616; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.424616


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