Efficient frequency extension of a diode-side-pumped Nd:YAG laser by intracavity SRS in crystalline materials

Hamish Ogilvy*, Helen M. Pask, James A. Piper, Takashige Omatsu

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Abstract

Efficient frequency extension of a diode-side-pumped, Q-switched 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser generating ∼5 W at 5 kHz has been demonstrated by way of intracavity SRS in crystalline Ba(NO 3) 2 (1197 nm), KGd(WO 4) 2 (1158 nm and/or 1177 nm), LiIO 3 (1156 nm) and PbWO 4 (1170 nm).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-579
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Communications
Volume242
Issue number4-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Dec 2004

Keywords

  • Intracavity
  • Laser
  • Raman
  • SRS

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