1 November 2004 Theoretical and experimental study of a laser diode end-pumped passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser with Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber
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Optical Engineering, 43(11), (2004). doi:10.1117/1.1797831
Abstract
The intracavity photon density and the initial population-inversion density are assumed to be Gaussian spatial distributions in the rate equations of a laser diode end-pumped passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser with Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber. These space-dependent rate equations are solved numerically. In an experiment, such a laser has been realized. The dependences of pulse width, pulse repetition rate, single-pulse energy, and peak power on incident pump power were measured, and the experimental results are consistent with the numerical solutions.
Guiqiu Li, Shengzhi Zhao, Kejian Yang, Hongming Zhao, "Theoretical and experimental study of a laser diode end-pumped passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser with Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber," Optical Engineering 43(11), (1 November 2004). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1797831
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