Abstract

High efficiency and high power laser operation of highly-doped 2at.% crystalline Nd:YAG at 1.3μm is demonstrated in a diode-side pumped bounce amplifier configuration. A linearly polarized output power of 16.7W is obtained representing the highest power at 1.3μm achieved to date, to our knowledge, in a highly doped crystalline Nd:YAG laser. The system could deliver over 9W average output power in Q-switched operation with repetition rates from 20 – 160kHz. With quasi-continuous wave diode pumping 5.5mJ pulses at 100Hz repetition rate were achieved as well as 50ns pulses in Q-switched operation.

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H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
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H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "High-power TEM00 grazing-incidence Nd:YVO4 oscillators in single and multiple bounce configurations," Opt. Commun. 245, 295-300 (2005)
[CrossRef]

A. Minassian, B. A. Thompson, G. Smith and M. J. Damzen, "High-power scaling (>100W) of a diode-pumped TEM00 Nd:GdVO4 laser system," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 621-625 (2005)Q1
[CrossRef]

2003

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "Ultrahigh-efficiency TEM00 diode-side-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser," Appl. Phys. B. 76, 341-343 (2003)
[CrossRef]

2002

2001

Y. Urata, S. Wada, H. Tashiro and P. Z. Deng, "Laser performance of highly neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet crystals," Opt. Lett. 26, 801-803 (2001)
[CrossRef]

M. J. Damzen, M. Trew, E. Rosas and G. J. Crofts, "Continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 grazing-incidence laser with 22.5 W output power and 64% conversion efficiency," Opt. Commun. 196, 237-241 (2001)
[CrossRef]

1986

Ackermann, L.

Bitz, G.

Borsutzky, A.

Chen, C.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, C. T.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Chen, Y. H.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Crofts, G. J.

M. J. Damzen, M. Trew, E. Rosas and G. J. Crofts, "Continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 grazing-incidence laser with 22.5 W output power and 64% conversion efficiency," Opt. Commun. 196, 237-241 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Cui, D. F.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Damzen, M. J.

T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "Over 40-watt diffraction-limited Q-switched output from neodymium-doped YAG ceramic bounce amplifiers," Opt. Express. 14, 8198-8204 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-18-8198
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "High efficiency laser operation of 2 at.% doped crystalline Nd:YAG in a bounce geometry," Opt. Express. 14, 1079-1085 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-3-1079
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Minassian, B. A. Thompson, G. Smith and M. J. Damzen, "High-power scaling (>100W) of a diode-pumped TEM00 Nd:GdVO4 laser system," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 621-625 (2005)Q1
[CrossRef]

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "High-power TEM00 grazing-incidence Nd:YVO4 oscillators in single and multiple bounce configurations," Opt. Commun. 245, 295-300 (2005)
[CrossRef]

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "Ultrahigh-efficiency TEM00 diode-side-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser," Appl. Phys. B. 76, 341-343 (2003)
[CrossRef]

M. J. Damzen, M. Trew, E. Rosas and G. J. Crofts, "Continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 grazing-incidence laser with 22.5 W output power and 64% conversion efficiency," Opt. Commun. 196, 237-241 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Datta, P. K.

A. Saha, A. Ray, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Sinha, P. K. Datta and P. K. Dutta, "Simultaneous multi-wavelength oscillation of Nd laser around 1.3um: A potential source for coherent terahertz generation," Opt. Express. 14, 4721-4726 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-11-4721
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Deng, P. Z.

Dupre, K.

Dutta, P. K.

A. Saha, A. Ray, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Sinha, P. K. Datta and P. K. Dutta, "Simultaneous multi-wavelength oscillation of Nd laser around 1.3um: A potential source for coherent terahertz generation," Opt. Express. 14, 4721-4726 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-11-4721
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Fan, F. D.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Hou, W.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L'Huillier, J. A.

Magni, V.

Minassian, A.

T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "Over 40-watt diffraction-limited Q-switched output from neodymium-doped YAG ceramic bounce amplifiers," Opt. Express. 14, 8198-8204 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-18-8198
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "High efficiency laser operation of 2 at.% doped crystalline Nd:YAG in a bounce geometry," Opt. Express. 14, 1079-1085 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-3-1079
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Minassian, B. A. Thompson, G. Smith and M. J. Damzen, "High-power scaling (>100W) of a diode-pumped TEM00 Nd:GdVO4 laser system," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 621-625 (2005)Q1
[CrossRef]

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "High-power TEM00 grazing-incidence Nd:YVO4 oscillators in single and multiple bounce configurations," Opt. Commun. 245, 295-300 (2005)
[CrossRef]

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "Ultrahigh-efficiency TEM00 diode-side-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser," Appl. Phys. B. 76, 341-343 (2003)
[CrossRef]

Mukhopadhyay, S.

A. Saha, A. Ray, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Sinha, P. K. Datta and P. K. Dutta, "Simultaneous multi-wavelength oscillation of Nd laser around 1.3um: A potential source for coherent terahertz generation," Opt. Express. 14, 4721-4726 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-11-4721
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nawata, K.

T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "Over 40-watt diffraction-limited Q-switched output from neodymium-doped YAG ceramic bounce amplifiers," Opt. Express. 14, 8198-8204 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-18-8198
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Omatsu, T.

T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "Over 40-watt diffraction-limited Q-switched output from neodymium-doped YAG ceramic bounce amplifiers," Opt. Express. 14, 8198-8204 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-18-8198
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Peng, H. B.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ray, A.

A. Saha, A. Ray, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Sinha, P. K. Datta and P. K. Dutta, "Simultaneous multi-wavelength oscillation of Nd laser around 1.3um: A potential source for coherent terahertz generation," Opt. Express. 14, 4721-4726 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-11-4721
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Rosas, E.

M. J. Damzen, M. Trew, E. Rosas and G. J. Crofts, "Continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 grazing-incidence laser with 22.5 W output power and 64% conversion efficiency," Opt. Commun. 196, 237-241 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Rytz, D.

Saha, A.

A. Saha, A. Ray, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Sinha, P. K. Datta and P. K. Dutta, "Simultaneous multi-wavelength oscillation of Nd laser around 1.3um: A potential source for coherent terahertz generation," Opt. Express. 14, 4721-4726 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-11-4721
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sauder, D.

T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "Over 40-watt diffraction-limited Q-switched output from neodymium-doped YAG ceramic bounce amplifiers," Opt. Express. 14, 8198-8204 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-18-8198
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "High efficiency laser operation of 2 at.% doped crystalline Nd:YAG in a bounce geometry," Opt. Express. 14, 1079-1085 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-3-1079
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Sinha, N.

A. Saha, A. Ray, S. Mukhopadhyay, N. Sinha, P. K. Datta and P. K. Dutta, "Simultaneous multi-wavelength oscillation of Nd laser around 1.3um: A potential source for coherent terahertz generation," Opt. Express. 14, 4721-4726 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-11-4721
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Smith, G.

A. Minassian, B. A. Thompson, G. Smith and M. J. Damzen, "High-power scaling (>100W) of a diode-pumped TEM00 Nd:GdVO4 laser system," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 621-625 (2005)Q1
[CrossRef]

Tashiro, H.

Thompson, B.

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "High-power TEM00 grazing-incidence Nd:YVO4 oscillators in single and multiple bounce configurations," Opt. Commun. 245, 295-300 (2005)
[CrossRef]

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "Ultrahigh-efficiency TEM00 diode-side-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser," Appl. Phys. B. 76, 341-343 (2003)
[CrossRef]

Thompson, B. A.

A. Minassian, B. A. Thompson, G. Smith and M. J. Damzen, "High-power scaling (>100W) of a diode-pumped TEM00 Nd:GdVO4 laser system," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 621-625 (2005)Q1
[CrossRef]

Trew, M.

M. J. Damzen, M. Trew, E. Rosas and G. J. Crofts, "Continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 grazing-incidence laser with 22.5 W output power and 64% conversion efficiency," Opt. Commun. 196, 237-241 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Urata, Y.

Vernay, S.

von Loewis, P.

Wada, S.

Wallenstein, R.

Wesemann, V.

Xu, Z. Y.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhu, Y.

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. T. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "Generation of 7.6W blue laser by frequency-tripling of a Nd:YAG laser in LBO crystals," Opt. Express. 14, 6543-6549 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-14-6543
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. B. Peng, W. Hou, Y. H. Chen, D. F. Cui, Z. Y. Xu, C. Chen, F. D. Fan and Y. Zhu, "28W red light output at 659.5nm by intracavity frequency doubling of a Nd:YAG laser using LBO," Opt. Express. 14, 3961-3967 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-9-3961
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phys. B.

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "Ultrahigh-efficiency TEM00 diode-side-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser," Appl. Phys. B. 76, 341-343 (2003)
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.

A. Minassian, B. A. Thompson, G. Smith and M. J. Damzen, "High-power scaling (>100W) of a diode-pumped TEM00 Nd:GdVO4 laser system," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 11, 621-625 (2005)Q1
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun.

A. Minassian, B. Thompson and M. J. Damzen, "High-power TEM00 grazing-incidence Nd:YVO4 oscillators in single and multiple bounce configurations," Opt. Commun. 245, 295-300 (2005)
[CrossRef]

M. J. Damzen, M. Trew, E. Rosas and G. J. Crofts, "Continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 grazing-incidence laser with 22.5 W output power and 64% conversion efficiency," Opt. Commun. 196, 237-241 (2001)
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express.

D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "High efficiency laser operation of 2 at.% doped crystalline Nd:YAG in a bounce geometry," Opt. Express. 14, 1079-1085 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-3-1079
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Omatsu, K. Nawata, D. Sauder, A. Minassian and M. J. Damzen, "Over 40-watt diffraction-limited Q-switched output from neodymium-doped YAG ceramic bounce amplifiers," Opt. Express. 14, 8198-8204 (2006). http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-18-8198
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Figures (6)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Experimental setup for diode-pumped 2at.% Nd:YAG bounce laser oscillator

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Output power versus pump power for 2at.% Nd:YAG bounce laser oscillator cavity

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Output power versus pump power for 2at.% Nd:YAG multimode and TEM00 lasers.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Average output power and pulse width as a function of repetition rate for Q-switched 2at.% Nd:YAG TEM00 laser.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Output pulse energy versus QCW pump pulse energy for 2at.% Nd:YAG laser.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Output pulse energy versus pump pulse energy for small QCW 2at.% Nd:YAG lasers.

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