6 February 2012 Dynamic multi-mode analysis of passive Q-switched lasers
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Passive Q-switched lasers are constructed using saturable absorbers (SA). One characteristic of these lasers is that they are built with small dimensions. There are difficulties in designing lasers with a given pulse repetition rate or pulse energy using saturable absorbers. Numerical simulation of Q-switches facilitates the design and production of such lasers and helps to reduce development time and cost. This paper presents a new simulation method which calculates beam quality, maximal output power, pulse-width and pulse energy.
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Christoph Pflaum, Christoph Pflaum, Zhabiz Rahimi, Zhabiz Rahimi, Fan Feng, Fan Feng, } "Dynamic multi-mode analysis of passive Q-switched lasers", Proc. SPIE 8236, Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XIV, 823612 (6 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.905201; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.905201
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