1 September 2004 A Ce: LiCAF UV laser pumped by an intracavity frequency-doubled radiation at 532 nm
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We examine here the lasing conditions of a Ce :LiCAF laser crystal placed intracavity with a BBO nonlinear crystal and pumped longitudinally throughout an input dichroic mirror by the 532 nm radiation of a frequency-doubled diode-pumped Nd :YAG laser. The comparison with the results obtained with an off-axis configuration shows lower laser slope efficiencies but similar laser performance in terms of threshold absorbed pump fluences (around 200 mJ/cm2). A model based on revisited spectroscopic parameters is developed to account for these laser performance.
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Patrick Cordelier, Patrick Cordelier, Richard Moncorge, Richard Moncorge, R. Yu. Abdulsabirov, R. Yu. Abdulsabirov, Vadim V. Semashko, Vadim V. Semashko, Stella L. Korableva, Stella L. Korableva, Mathieu Laroche, Mathieu Laroche, Sylvain Girard, Sylvain Girard, } "A Ce: LiCAF UV laser pumped by an intracavity frequency-doubled radiation at 532 nm", Proc. SPIE 5460, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers, (1 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.545266; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.545266
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