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25 July 2013 Compact diode-side-pumped Yb:YAG slab laser operating in room temperature
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Proceedings Volume 8902, Electron Technology Conference 2013; 890218 (2013) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2030188
Event: Electron Technology Conference 2013, 2013, Ryn, Poland
Abstract
We report on free-running operation in a side-pumped Yb:YAG slab laser. For maximum available pump pulse energy of 850 mJ at 967.7 nm delivered by a 2D laser diode stack with fast-axis-collimation, the output pulses with energy of 150 mJ at 1.03 μm were obtained. The laser system operated in room temperature providing a slope efficiency of 26.9%. The performance of the laser is described.
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M. Kaskow, W. Zendzian, J. K. Jabczynski, J. Firak, L. Gorajek, J. Kwiatkowski, and K. Kopczynski "Compact diode-side-pumped Yb:YAG slab laser operating in room temperature", Proc. SPIE 8902, Electron Technology Conference 2013, 890218 (25 July 2013); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2030188
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