Abstract

We discuss the development of an 1140 nm Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VECSEL) for use with a traditional sodium laser gudiestar at 589 nm as a sodium polychormatic laser guidestar (PLGS). Narrowband 1140 nm laser output power > 12W is shown and simulations are presented to show the expected return for a PLGS. Article not available.

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