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High-repetition-rate continuously pumped ruby laser

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1 Author(s)
Tseng, D. ; Hughes Research Laboratories, Malibu, CA, USA

The first successful operation of a high-repetition-rate repetitively Q -switched ruby laser is reported. Using an acousto-optic Q switch, repetition rates up to 5000 pps have been achieved. When the laser is optimized, peak power outputs of 20 kW at 500 pps and 8 kW at 2000 pps can be expected.

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Quantum Electronics, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 7 )