Abstract

We report on power scalability of Yb:LaSc3(BO3)4 (Yb:LSB) using the thin-disk geometry. 16.6 W at ~1 µm with 39% slope efficiency was obtained from a 10% Yb:LSB under diode-pumping with 58 W at 974 nm.

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