Polarization mode coupling in (100)-cut Nd:YAG

Aaron McKay*, Judith M. Dawes, Jong Dae Park

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    We investigate mode coupling experimentally and with an anisotropic rate equation model, for orthogonally-polarized laser states in dual-mode (100)-cut Nd:YAG crystal lasers. By optimizing the weak coupling between these laser modes we can increase the self-heterodyne beat signal.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication 2007 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - Pacific Rim
    Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)9781424411740
    ISBN (Print)9781424411733
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2007 - Seoul, Korea, Republic of
    Duration: 26 Aug 200726 Aug 2007


    OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2007
    Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of


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