Abstract

A diode-side-pumped high-power 1319nm single-wavelength Nd:YAG continuous wave (cw) laser is described. Through reasonable coating design of the cavity mirrors, the 1064nm strongest line as well as the 1338nm one have been successfully suppressed. The laser output powers corresponding to four groups of different output couplers operating at 1319nm single wavelength have been compared. The output coupler with the transmission T=5.3% has the highest output power, and a 131W cw output power was achieved at the pumping power of 555W. The optical–optical conversion efficiency is 23.6%, and the slope efficiency is 46%. The output power is higher than the total output power of the dual-wavelength laser operating at 1319nm and 1338nm in the experiment.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Diode-side-pumped Nd:YAG laser at 1338 nm

Ge Zhang, Haiyong Zhu, Chenghui Huang, Jing Chen, Yong Wei, and Lingxiong Huang
Opt. Lett. 34(10) 1495-1497 (2009)

Efficient and compact orthogonally polarized dual-wavelength Nd:YVO4 laser at 1342 and 1345  nm

Bin Xu, Yi Wang, Zhi Lin, Shengwei Cui, Yongjie Cheng, Huiying Xu, and Zhiping Cai
Appl. Opt. 55(1) 42-46 (2016)

Passively Q-switched Nd:YAG ceramic laser with V3+:YAG saturable absorber at 1357  nm

Chao Feng, Huanian Zhang, Jiaxiong Fang, and Qingpu Wang
Appl. Opt. 54(33) 9902-9905 (2015)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription