IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Characterization of radiative and nonradiative Processes in Nd:YAG lasers by comparing direct and band pumping

Author(s): S. Goldring ; R. Lavi ; A. Tal ; E. Lebiush ; Y. Tzuk ; S. Jackel
Sponsor(s): IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 2004
Volume: 40
Page(s): 384 - 389
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9197
ISSN (Online): 1558-1713
DOI: 10.1109/JQE.2004.825213
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Heat generation and laser performance of Nd:YAG oscillators pumped in two regimes, band pumping at /spl sim/808 nm and "thermally boosted" (TB) pumping at 884.5 nm, are compared. The crystal,... View More

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