27 February 2018 Actively Q-switched operation of a resonantly pumped polycrystalline ceramic Ho:YAG laser
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The high peak power hybrid polycrystalline ceramic Ho:YAG laser, resonantly pumped by a Tm:fiber laser at the wavelength of 1907 nm, was reported. With an output coupler of 20% transmission and a 1.5 at.% Ho-doped YAG ceramic sample, up to 1.90 mJ energy/pulse at pulse repetition frequency of 500 Hz and 280-kW peak power with the shortest pulse duration of 6.8 ns, were demonstrated under 5.4 W of incident pump power.
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Ting Zhao, Xiaofang Yang, "Actively Q-switched operation of a resonantly pumped polycrystalline ceramic Ho:YAG laser," Optical Engineering 57(2), 026121 (27 February 2018). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.57.2.026121 . Submission: Received: 28 November 2017; Accepted: 13 February 2018
Received: 28 November 2017; Accepted: 13 February 2018; Published: 27 February 2018
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