In optical scheme utilizing laser phosphate glass heavily doped with Nd3+ ions, three-mirror resonator and lithium fluoride crystal with F2 color centers operated simultaneously as passive Q-switch and active laser medium, 75 percent efficiency of Nd3+·-to-LiF:F2 radiation conversion was achieved.

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