12 May 2006 Accurate timing of passive Q-switch lasers
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Abstract
Using fast switching high power diode laser driver, we are able to push the limit of accurate timing of the laser pulses from a passive Q-switched diode pumped Nd:YAG laser. Combined with prepumping technique, we could reduce the delay between pump current pulse and the laser pulse down to 2.5 micro-second, and the jitter of the delay down to 100 nanoseconds.
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Sheng Wu, Sheng Wu, } "Accurate timing of passive Q-switch lasers", Proc. SPIE 6216, Laser Source and System Technology for Defense and Security II, 62160S (12 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.663684; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.663684
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