11 October 2005 The investigation of colliding enhanced Q-switched ring resonator
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A colliding enhance resonator (CER) was used in a passively Q-switched Nd:YAG laser. Cr4+:YAG crystal and color centered LiF:F2- crystal were selected as Q-switched elements. A high energy and high stability single Q-switched pulse was obtained. Energy stability is as high as 99% which is comparable to an actively Q-switched laser. Output energy has increased 40~60% compared to a conventional resonator (CR) Q-switched laser at the same condition. Numerical calculation has shown the excellent agreement with experimental result.
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Feng-Tie Wu, Jian-Rong Zhang, Xiao-Xue Xing, "The investigation of colliding enhanced Q-switched ring resonator", Proc. SPIE 5958, Lasers and Applications, 59580B (11 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.620844; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.620844
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