4 August 2009 Compact laser system with a ~1-mJ, 1-ns output at a multi-kHz repetition rate
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Proceedings Volume 7386, Photonics North 2009; 73860T (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.839837
Event: Photonics North 2009, 2009, Quebec, Canada
We demonstrate and optimize, for a mJ/ns release, the operation of a compact laser system designed in the form of a hybrid Q-switched Nd3+:YAG/Cr4+:YAG microchip laser seeding an Yb-doped specialty (GTWave-based) fiber amplifier. A gain factor as high as ~25 dB is achieved for nanosecond single-mode pulses at a 1-10-kHz repetition rate as the result of optimization
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A. Knigavko, A. Knigavko, A. V. Kir'yanov, A. V. Kir'yanov, S. M. Klimentov, S. M. Klimentov, A. V. Shestakov, A. V. Shestakov, I. V. Melnikov, I. V. Melnikov, "Compact laser system with a ~1-mJ, 1-ns output at a multi-kHz repetition rate", Proc. SPIE 7386, Photonics North 2009, 73860T (4 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.839837; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.839837


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