By Topic

Heat generation in Nd:YVO4 with and without laser action

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
Blows, J.L. ; Centre for Lasers & Applications, Macquarie Univ., North Ryde, NSW, Australia ; Omatsu, T. ; Dawes, J. ; Pask, H.
more authors

We present quantitative interferometric measurements of thermal lensing in a diode-pumped Nd:YVO/sub 4/ crystal with and without laser action. The thermal loading increased by two times when laser action was inhibited. The thermal loading was strongly dependent on upper laser-level loss mechanisms (e.g. nonradiative decay, quenching, and Auger recombination).

Published in:

Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 12 )