TITLE

Performance of a Ho:YAG thin-disc laser pumped by a diode-pumped 1.9 μm thulium laser

AUTHOR(S)
Schellhorn, M.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;Dec2006, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p549
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The lasing performance of a Ho:YAG thin-disc laser pumped by a diode-pumped 1.9 μm thulium laser was examined. A cw output power of 9.4 W was obtained, corresponding to a slope efficiency with respect to incident pump power of 40% and an optical-to-optical efficiency of 36%.
ACCESSION #
23064679

 

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