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10 March 1987 Diode Pumped Nd:YAG Lasers And Their Unique Features
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Proceedings Volume 0712, Lasers in Medicine; (1987)
Event: Cambridge Symposium-Fiber/LASE '86, 1986, Cambridge, MA, United States
As pump sources for Nd:YAG lasers, laser diodes have been shown to have significant advantages over other sources. This paper presents recent advances in the performance of laser diode pumped Nd:YAG lasers. Specific emphasis will be placed on those characteristics which offer unique advantages over conventional (lamp pumped) systems, including: size, weight, efficiency, stability, flexibility, reliability, and life.
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D. L. Begley, D. J. Krebs, and M. Ross "Diode Pumped Nd:YAG Lasers And Their Unique Features", Proc. SPIE 0712, Lasers in Medicine, (10 March 1987);


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