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1989

Sum frequency mixing of copper vapor laser output in KDP and β-BBO

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1989, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 25, 9, p. 1985-1987 3 p.

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laser outputs
Vapors
Pumps
vapors
Copper
1990

Efficient green/yellow conversion of copper vapour laser output

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1 Mar 1990, In : Optics Communications. 75, 3-4, p. 301-306 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

laser outputs
Copper
amplifiers
Vapors
Pumps

Enhanced efficiency of UV second harmonic and sum frequency generation from copper vapor lasers

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 1990, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 26, 9, p. 1555-1558 4 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
harmonics
copper
1991

Investigation of practical high repetition rate copper vapour lasers with external heating

Ainsworth, M. D., Brown, D. J. W., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., Jan 1991, In : Optical and Quantum Electronics. 23, 4, p. S539-S548 10 p.

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Copper
repetition
Vapors
vapors
Heating
1992

Observation of the temporal evolution of transverse coherence in copper vapour lasers

Coutts, D. W., Ainsworth, M. D. & Piper, J. A., 15 Feb 1992, In : Optics Communications. 87, 5-6, p. 245-248 4 p.

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Copper
Vapors
vapors
copper
Lasers

One Watt Average Power by Second Harmonic and Sum Frequency Generation from a Single Medium Scale Copper Vapor Laser

Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 1992, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 28, 8, p. 1761-1764 4 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
harmonics
copper
1993

Measurements of the divergence evolution of a copper-vapor laser output by using a cylindrical imaging technique

Coutis, D. W., Brown, D. J. W. & Piper, J. A., 20 Apr 1993, In : Applied Optics. 32, 12, p. 2058-2061 4 p.

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laser outputs
imaging techniques
Resonators
Lenses
divergence
1994

Influence of off-axis unstable resonator alignment on copper vapour laser output divergence

Coutts, D. W., 15 Dec 1994, In : Optics Communications. 113, 1-3, p. 283-291 9 p.

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laser outputs
far fields
Copper
Resonators
divergence
1995

Formation of output in copper vapor lasers

Coutts, D. W. & Brown, D. J. W., 1995, In : Applied Optics. 34, 9, p. 1502-1512 11 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
copper
Lasers

Increased efficiency of high-beam quality extraction from a copper vapor laser with H2–Ne admixtures

Withford, M. J., Brown, D. J. W., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 31, 5, p. 898-902 5 p.

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Beam quality
admixtures
Vapors
vapors
Copper

Optimization of Line-Focusing Geometry for Efficient Nonlinear Frequency Conversion from Copper-Vapor Lasers

Coutts, D. W., 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 31, 12, p. 2208-2214 7 p.

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frequency converters
Conversion efficiency
Vapors
vapors
Copper

Production of high average power UV by second-harmonic and sum-frequency generation from copper-vapor lasers

Courts, D. W. & Brown, D. J. W., Sep 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 1, 3, p. 768-778 11 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
harmonics
copper

Time Resolved Beam Divergence from a Copper Vapor Laser with Unstable Resonator

Coutts, D. W., 1995, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 31, 2, p. 330-342 13 p.

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Resonators
divergence
resonators
Vapors
vapors
1998

Efficient generation of near diffraction-limited beam-quality output from medium-scale copper vapor laser oscillators

Kapitan, D., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Mar 1998, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 34, 3, p. 419-426 8 p.

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Beam quality
buffers
Diffraction
Vapors
oscillators

High average power blue generation from a copper vapour laser pumped titanium sapphire laser

Coutts, D. W., Wadsworth, W. J. & Webb, C. E., Jun 1998, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 45, 6, p. 1185-1197 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sapphire
titanium
vapors
copper
output

UV laser ablation and irm-GCMS microanalysis of 18O/16O and 17O/16O with application to a calcium-aluminium-rich inclusion from the Allende meteorite

Young, E. D., Coutts, D. W. & Kapitan, D., Sep 1998, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 62, 18, p. 3161-3168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Allende meteorite
Silicate minerals
Computer aided instruction
Meteorites
Fluorination
1999

10kHz continuously tunable Ce:LiLuF4 laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Girard, S., Coutts, D. W. & Moncorgé, R., 16 Sep 1999, In : Electronics Letters. 35, 19, p. 1640-1641 2 p.

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Lasers
Prisms
Wavelength

380-mW 7-kHz cerium LiLuF laser pumped by the frequency doubled yellow output of a copper-vapor-laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Nov 1999, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 5, 6, p. 1526-1531 6 p.

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Cerium
cerium
Vapors
vapors
Copper

530-mW 7-kHz cerium LiCAF laser pumped by the sum-frequency-mixed output of a copper-vapor laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 15 Feb 1999, In : Optics Letters. 24, 4, p. 232-234 3 p.

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cerium
vapors
copper
output
lasers

Kilohertz pulse repetition frequency slab Ti:sapphire lasers with high average power (10 W)

Wadsworth, W. J., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 20 Nov 1999, In : Applied Optics. 38, 33, p. 6904-6911 8 p.

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Sapphire
Laser pulses
repetition
sapphire
slabs
2000

Repetition rate scaling up to 100 kHz of a small-scale (50 W) kinetically enhanced copper vapor laser

Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., Jul 2000, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 6, 4, p. 623-628 6 p.

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repetition
Vapors
vapors
Copper
scaling
2001

A 10 kHz Ce:LiSAF laser pumped by the sum-frequency-mixed output of a copper vapour laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W., Girard, S. & Moncorgé, R., 15 Jun 2001, In : Optics Communications. 193, 1-6, p. 233-236 4 p.

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Copper
Vapors
vapors
copper
Lasers

High-repetition-rate polymeric solid-state dye lasers pumped by a copper-vapor laser

Costela, A., García-Moreno, I., Sastre, R., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 23 Jul 2001, In : Applied Physics Letters. 79, 4, p. 452-454 3 p.

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solid state lasers
dye lasers
shot
repetition
vapors

Temperature-dependent polarization effects in Ce:LiLuF

McGonigle, A. J. S., Moncorge, R. & Coutts, D. W., 20 Aug 2001, In : Applied Optics. 40, 24, p. 4326-4333 8 p.

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Excited states
Color centers
Fluorescence
Polarization
Crystals
2002

A Ti:sapphire laser end-pumped by a fibre-coupled copper vapour laser

McGonigle, A. J. S. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2002, In : Optics Communications. 209, 1-3, p. 217-221 5 p.

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Optical fiber coupling
Aluminum Oxide
Sapphire
Copper
sapphire

Compact 2.5-W 10-kHz Nd:YLF-pumped dye laser

Mc Gonigle, A. J. S., Andrews, A. J., Coutts, D. W., Hogan, G. P., Johnston, K. S., Moorhouse, J. D. & Webb, C. E., 1 Jan 2002, In : Applied Optics. 41, 9, p. 1714-1717 4 p.

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Dye lasers
dye lasers
YLF lasers
Laser tuning
Laser resonators
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percussion
power amplifiers
Power amplifiers
drilling
Drilling

The dynamic properties of shock-waves formed during laser ablation at sub-atmospheric pressures

Kapitan, D. & Coutts, D. W., 2002, In : Europhysics Letters. 57, 2, p. 205-211 7 p.

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dynamic characteristics
laser ablation
shock waves
atmospheric pressure
inert atmosphere
2003

10 kHz repetition rate solid-state dye laser pumped by diode-pumped solid-state laser

Abedin, K. M., Álvarez, M., Costela, A., García-Moreno, I., García, O., Sastre, R., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1 Apr 2003, In : Optics Communications. 218, 4-6, p. 359-363 5 p.

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Dye lasers
Methacrylates
Solid state lasers
solid state lasers
dye lasers

A compact frequency-doubled 10-kHz PRF copper-vapour-laser-pumped dye laser

Mcgonigle, A. J. S., Andrews, A. J., Hogan, G. P., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Mar 2003, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 76, 3, p. 307-311 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dye lasers
vapors
copper
output
oscillators

Cerium lasers provide directly tunable ultraviolet light

McGonigle, A. J. S. & Coutts, D. W., Jun 2003, Laser Focus World, 39, 6, p. 127-132 6 p.

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Cerium
Lasers
Solid state lasers
Optical radar
Ultrashort pulses

Input/output power scaling of a compact (0.8 L) kinetically enhanced copper-vapor laser

Mildren, R. P., Marshall, G. D., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., Jun 2003, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 39, 6, p. 773-777 5 p.

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
scaling
copper
2004

Cerium-doped fluoride lasers

Coutts, D. W. & McGonigle, A. J. S., Oct 2004, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 40, 10, p. 1430-1440 11 p.

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Cerium
cerium
fluorides
Lasers
lasers

Enhanced efficiency and pulse-adjacency effects in high-repetition-rate laser machining

Abedin, K. M., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 2004, In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 78, 5, p. 737-740 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

laser machining
Laser pulses
repetition
Machining
machining

Method for determination of the volume of material ejected as molten droplets during visible nanosecond ablation

Fishburn, J. M., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 10 Dec 2004, In : Applied Optics. 43, 35, p. 6473-6476 4 p.

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Ablation
ejection
ablation
Molten materials
pulsed lasers
2005

Anomalous discharge mode in a kinetically-enhanced copper vapor laser: Visualization by "Hook" method

Mildren, R. P., Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., Apr 2005, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 33, 2 I, p. 376-377 2 p.

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hooks
vapors
copper
profiles
ducts

Asymmetric beam shaping of a diode-bar laser for multipass pumping of a thin-crystal laser

Jeffries, B. & Coutts, D. W., 2005, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 22, 10, p. 2121-2128 8 p.

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pumping
diodes
emitters
pumps
crystals

Efficient all-solid-state Ce:LiLuF laser source at 309 nm

Johnson, K. S., Pask, H. M., Withford, M. J. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2005, In : Optics Communications. 252, 1-3, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Light sources
solid state
Lasers
Solid state lasers
solid state lasers
2006

Low-threshold miniature Ce:LiCAF lasers

Spence, D. J., Liu, H. & Coutts, D. W., 15 Jun 2006, In : Optics Communications. 262, 2, p. 238-240 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

thresholds
Lasers
Chemical detection
chemical detection
lasers

Simple method enabling pulse on command from high power, high frequency lasers

Baer, D. J., Marshall, G. D., Coutts, D. W., Mildren, R. P. & Withford, M. J., 2006, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 77, 9, p. 093103-1-093103-5 5 p., 093103.

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commands
Laser pulses
Lasers
pulses
lasers

Study of the fluence dependent interplay between laser induced material removal mechanisms in metals: Vaporization, melt displacement and melt ejection

Fishburn, J. M., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 15 May 2006, In : Applied Surface Science. 252, 14, p. 5182-5188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Vaporization
ejection
machining
fluence
Metals

Study of the interplay of vaporisation, melt displacement and melt ejection mechanisms under multiple pulse irradiation of metals

Fishburn, J. M., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 15 Nov 2006, In : Applied Surface Science. 253, 2, p. 662-667 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Vaporization
ejection
Laser pulses
Metals
Vapors

Three-level operation of a diode-bar-pumped Yb:S-FAP laser

Jeffries, B. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2006, In : Optics Communications. 264, 1, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Diodes
diodes
Pumps
pumps
Lasers

Wedged etalon tuning for miniature and monolithic lasers

Spence, D. J., Liu, H. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2006, In : Optics Letters. 31, 15, p. 2296-2298 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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tuning
lasers
translating
laser cavities
pumps
2007

Enhanced self-heterodyne performance using a Nd-doped ceramic YAG laser

McKay, A., Dekker, P., Coutts, D. W. & Dawes, J. M., 15 Apr 2007, In : Optics Communications. 272, 2, p. 425-430 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

yttrium-aluminum garnet
YAG lasers
ceramics
Crystalline materials
Neodymium

Laser-based volumetric colour-coded three-dimensional particle velocimetry

McGregor, T. J., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., Aug 2007, In : Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 45, 8, p. 882-889 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Velocity measurement
Color
color
Wavelength
Lasers
2008

Broadly tunable ultraviolet miniature cerium-doped LiLuF lasers

Liu, H., Spence, D. J., Courts, D. W., Sato, H. & Fukuda, T., 4 Feb 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 3, p. 2226-2231 6 p.

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cerium
pumps
lasers
Brewster angle
laser cavities

Laser-based volumetric flow visualization by digital color imaging of a spectrally coded volume

McGregor, T. J., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., 2008, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 79, 1, p. 013710-1-013710-7 7 p., 013710.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

flow visualization
Flow visualization
Color
color
Imaging techniques
2009

All-solid-state parametric Raman anti-Stokes laser at 508 nm

Mildren, R. P., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., 19 Jan 2009, In : Optics Express. 17, 2, p. 810-818 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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pumps
solid state
tungstates
Raman lasers
output

Asynchronous cross-correlation for weak ultrafast deep ultraviolet laser pulses

Granados, E., Fuerbach, A., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., Dec 2009, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 97, 4, p. 759-763 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ultraviolet lasers
cross correlation
pulses
lasers
sampling