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5 October 2006 End-pumped Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser
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A laser diode end-pumped Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser operating over a 25% to 100% duty cycle range has been built and characterised. A maximum average output power of 24.5 W has been achieved at an optical-to-optical conversion efficiency of 43%, with a beam quality factor M2 of 1.1.
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Ian Elder, David Legge, and James Beedell "End-pumped Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser", Proc. SPIE 6397, Technologies for Optical Countermeasures III, 639705 (5 October 2006); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.688749
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