We describe an innovative double-pulsed Ho:Tm:YLF 2-µm laser. This laser takes advantage of the Tm:Ho energy sharing process to utilize the pump energy efficiently. It has a great application in Differential Absorption Lidar.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

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