Optical Society (The) (OSA) - Efficient Ho:LuLiF MOPA Laser Transmitter with Tailored Pulse Width and Output Energy for Space-Based Coherent Wind Lidar

2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)

Author(s): Jane Lee ; Jirong Yu ; Teh-Hwa Wong ; Larry Petway ; Songsheng Chen ; Michael J. Kavaya
Publisher: Optical Society (The) (OSA)
Publication Date: 1 May 2019
Conference Location: San Jose, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 5 May 2019
Page(s): 1 - 2
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-943580-57-6
DOI: 10.1364/CLEO_AT.2019.AW4K.6

A Ho:LuLiF MOPA laser system that generates 75 mJ energy and 200 ns pulse width at 200 Hz PRF was developed for coherent wind lidar measurements, fulfilling the lidar system's figure-of-merit and... View More