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A Q-switched diode-pumped neodymium yttrium aluminum borate laser

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3 Author(s)
Stone, R.E. ; Lockhead Palo Alto Res. Lab., CA, USA ; Spitzer, R.C. ; Wang, S.C.

A report is presented on the first Q-switched laser operation of a room temperature CW diode-pumped Nd:YAB laser. The intense peak fundamental power obtained by Q-switching significantly enhances the green light output from the Nd:YAB laser through the second harmonic conversion process. A peak green power exceeding 3 W was obtained with a CW diode laser input power of 180 mW, as compared to a green output power of only about 1 mW under pure CW operation. Nd:YAB shows considerable promise as a room temperature self-doubling material. Diode-laser-pumped Nd:YAB lasers show promise as compact, and reliable green sources for practical applications.<>

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Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 11 )