18 November 2014 Investigation of physical features of both static and flowing-gas diode-pumped rubidium vapor lasers
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Abstract
A diode-pumped alkali lasers (DPAL) is a new type of laser source which can offer laser radiation with high efficiency and tiny thermally-induced effects in the near-infrared wavelength region. By constructing a theoretical algorithm through uniting the kinetic, heat transfer, and fluid dynamic procedures together, the thermal features and output characteristics of a DPAL are systematically evaluated for both the static and flowing-gas statuses. The corresponding temperature distributions are calculated for different powers of a pump beam. The results are thought to be useful for realization of a high-powered DPAL in the future.
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Juhong Han, Juhong Han, You Wang, You Wang, Guofei An, Guofei An, Wei Zhang, Wei Zhang, He Cai, He Cai, Liangping Xue, Liangping Xue, Hongyuan Wang, Hongyuan Wang, "Investigation of physical features of both static and flowing-gas diode-pumped rubidium vapor lasers", Proc. SPIE 9266, High-Power Lasers and Applications VII, 92660P (18 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2072018; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2072018
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