Abstract

A stable single-frequency Q-switched Tm:YAG laser was demonstrated. The laser was injection seeded by a monolithic nonplanar ring oscillator laser utilizing the ramp–hold–fire technique. The measurements of the output parameters were presented. This paper focused on investigation of the frequency stability of the injection-seeded laser, which was measured by optical heterodyne technique. A method used to restrict the frequency jitter of the laser was discussed. The fluctuation of the laser frequency was reduced from 2.36MHz (rms) to 1.07MHz (rms) in 1h by optimizing the voltage of the piezoelectric translator.

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