Efficient continuous-wave self-frequency-doubling green diode-pumped Yb:YAl3(BO3)4 lasers

Pu Wang*, Peter Dekker, Judith M. Dawes, James A. Piper, Yaogang Liu, Jiyang Wang

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Abstract

Efficient cw self-frequency-doubled green laser output of 160 mW has been obtained from Yb:YAl3(BO3)4 crystal pumped by 1.4-W incident power from a fiber-coupled 976-nm laser diode. The incident-pump-power-green-output-power conversion efficiency is greater than 11.3%, and the electrical-input-green conversion efficiency is 3.9%. Tunable green output from 513.0 to 545.8 nm is also demonstrated with a quartz birefringent filter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)731-733
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume25
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2000

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