Very compact and high-power CW self-Raman laser for ophthalmological applications

Tiago A. Ortega, Alessandro D. Mota, Giuliano Rossi, Guilherme C. De Castro, Yuri C. Fontes, Glauco Z. Costal, Fatima M M Yasuoka, Mario A. Stefani, Andrew Lee, Helen Pask, Jarbas C. De Castro N.

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Abstract

In this work, we present a continuous-wave yellow laser operating at 586.5nm based on self-Raman conversion in Nd:GdVO4. We report more than 4.2W CW and 5.5W instantaneous output at a 50% duty cycle regime. This is the highest CW power of a self-Raman laser to be reported so far. We also demonstrate the integration of this laser cavity into a console for applications in ophthalmology, and more specifically for retinal photocoagulation therapies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSolid State Lasers XIX: Technology and Devices
EditorsW. Andrew Clarkson, Norman Hodgson, Ramesh K. Shori
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-9
Number of pages9
Volume7578
ISBN (Print)9780819479747
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventSolid State Lasers XIX: Technology and Devices - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 24 Jan 201028 Jan 2010

Other

OtherSolid State Lasers XIX: Technology and Devices
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period24/01/1028/01/10

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