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17 June 2003 3 μm diode-pumped solid state erbium laser for cataract surgery
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Proceedings Volume 4968, Solid State Lasers XII; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.478260
Event: High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2003, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
To improve the efficiency of laser phacoemulsification we developed a compact, high-repetition-rate, high-average-power, diode-pumped, 2.94 μm TIR-cavity Er:YAG laser system. Laser parameters of 19.4% slope efficiency, 5 W of average output power at up to 300 Hz repetition rate and more than 1.5 W at 1 kHz are demonstrated. The special design results in low thermal lenses of 1.9 Dpt/W. This is a good condition for high laser system scalability.
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Holger Ernst, Wolfgang Ertmer, and Holger Lubatschowski "3 μm diode-pumped solid state erbium laser for cataract surgery", Proc. SPIE 4968, Solid State Lasers XII, (17 June 2003); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.478260
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