Abstract

A thulium fiber laser pumped Ho:YLF laser delivering 45.1 W in a near diffraction-limited beam when pumped with 84.7 W is demonstrated. The optical-to-optical efficiency of 53 % compares favorably with similar Ho:YAG lasers.

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