Abstract

We report the generation of multi-watt continuous-wave (CW) yellow laser emission from an intracavity diode-pumped Nd:GdVO4 /BaWO4 Raman laser utilising a high-Q resonator (for fundamental and first-Stokes wavelengths) and intracavity frequency-doubling in LBO. CW output power of 2.9 W is achieved with a high overall diode-to-yellow conversion efficiency of 11% and with good beam quality (M2~2.5).

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2009 (2)

2008 (2)

H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, R. P. Mildren, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Wavelength-versatile visible and UV sources based on crystalline Raman lasers,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 32(3-4), 121–158 (2008).
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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2007 (6)

2005 (5)

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

R. P. Mildren, H. M. Pask, H. Ogilvy, and J. A. Piper, “Discretely tunable, all-solid-state laser in the green, yellow, and red,” Opt. Lett. 30(12), 1500–1502 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2004 (2)

P. Cerny, H. Jelinkova, P. G. Zverev, and T. T. Basiev, “Solid state lasers with Raman frequency conversion,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 28(2), 113–143 (2004).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, A. V Gavrilov, V. V. Osiko, S. N Smetanin, and A. V Fedin, “High-average-power SRS conversion of radiation in a BaWO4 crystal,” Quantum Electron. 34, 649–651 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (2)

J. L. Blows, P. Dekker, P. Wang, J. M. Dawes, and T. Omatsu, “Thermal lensing measurements and thermal conductivity of Yb:YAB,” Appl. Phys. B 76(3), 289–292 (2003).
[CrossRef]

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, “Highly efficient 1063-nm continuous-wave laser emission in Nd:GdVO4.,” Opt. Lett. 28(23), 2366–2368 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2002 (1)

2000 (1)

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

Basiev, T. T.

P. Cerny, H. Jelinkova, P. G. Zverev, and T. T. Basiev, “Solid state lasers with Raman frequency conversion,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 28(2), 113–143 (2004).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, A. V Gavrilov, V. V. Osiko, S. N Smetanin, and A. V Fedin, “High-average-power SRS conversion of radiation in a BaWO4 crystal,” Quantum Electron. 34, 649–651 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Blows, J. L.

J. L. Blows, P. Dekker, P. Wang, J. M. Dawes, and T. Omatsu, “Thermal lensing measurements and thermal conductivity of Yb:YAB,” Appl. Phys. B 76(3), 289–292 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Boughton, R. I.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Cerny, P.

P. Cerny, H. Jelinkova, P. G. Zverev, and T. T. Basiev, “Solid state lasers with Raman frequency conversion,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 28(2), 113–143 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Chen, X.

Chen, Y. F.

Cheng, X.

W. Ge, H. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, H. Li, X. Cheng, H. Xu, X. Xu, X. Hu, and M. Jiang, “The thermal and optical properties of BaWO4 single crystal,” J. Cryst. Growth 276(1-2), 208–214 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Cong, Z.

Dawes, J. M.

J. L. Blows, P. Dekker, P. Wang, J. M. Dawes, and T. Omatsu, “Thermal lensing measurements and thermal conductivity of Yb:YAB,” Appl. Phys. B 76(3), 289–292 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Dekker, P.

H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, R. P. Mildren, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Wavelength-versatile visible and UV sources based on crystalline Raman lasers,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 32(3-4), 121–158 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “High efficiency, multi-Watt CW yellow emission from an intracavity-doubled self-Raman laser using Nd:GdVO4.,” Opt. Express 16(26), 21958–21963 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Dekker, H. M. Pask, and J. A. Piper, “All-solid-state 704 mW continuous-wave yellow source based on an intracavity, frequency-doubled crystalline Raman laser,” Opt. Lett. 32(9), 1114–1116 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Dekker, H. M. Pask, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Continuous-wave, intracavity doubled, self-Raman laser operation in Nd:GdVO(4) at 586.5 nm,” Opt. Express 15(11), 7038–7046 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. J. Spence, P. Dekker, and H. M. Pask, “Modeling of continuous wave intracavity Raman lasers,” J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 756–763 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, T. Omatsu, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “All-solid-state continuous-wave yellow laser based on intracavity frequency-doubled self-Raman laser,” Appl. Phys. B 88(4), 539–544 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. L. Blows, P. Dekker, P. Wang, J. M. Dawes, and T. Omatsu, “Thermal lensing measurements and thermal conductivity of Yb:YAB,” Appl. Phys. B 76(3), 289–292 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Demidovich, A. A.

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Erný, P.

Fan, L.

Fan, S.

Fan, Y.-X.

Fedin, A. V

T. T. Basiev, A. V Gavrilov, V. V. Osiko, S. N Smetanin, and A. V Fedin, “High-average-power SRS conversion of radiation in a BaWO4 crystal,” Quantum Electron. 34, 649–651 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Gavrilov, A. V

T. T. Basiev, A. V Gavrilov, V. V. Osiko, S. N Smetanin, and A. V Fedin, “High-average-power SRS conversion of radiation in a BaWO4 crystal,” Quantum Electron. 34, 649–651 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Ge, W.

W. Ge, H. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, H. Li, X. Cheng, H. Xu, X. Xu, X. Hu, and M. Jiang, “The thermal and optical properties of BaWO4 single crystal,” J. Cryst. Growth 276(1-2), 208–214 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ge, W. W.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Grabtchikov, A. S.

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Hu, X.

W. Ge, H. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, H. Li, X. Cheng, H. Xu, X. Xu, X. Hu, and M. Jiang, “The thermal and optical properties of BaWO4 single crystal,” J. Cryst. Growth 276(1-2), 208–214 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Hu, X. B.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Jelinkova, H.

P. Cerny, H. Jelinkova, P. G. Zverev, and T. T. Basiev, “Solid state lasers with Raman frequency conversion,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 28(2), 113–143 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Jelínková, H.

Jiang, M.

W. Ge, H. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, H. Li, X. Cheng, H. Xu, X. Xu, X. Hu, and M. Jiang, “The thermal and optical properties of BaWO4 single crystal,” J. Cryst. Growth 276(1-2), 208–214 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, M. H.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Y. F. Chen, K. W. Su, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, and M. H. Jiang, “Efficient diode-pumped actively Q-switched Nd:YAG/BaWO4 intracavity Raman laser,” Opt. Lett. 30(24), 3335–3337 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Kuzmin, A. N.

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Lee, A. J.

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “High efficiency, multi-Watt CW yellow emission from an intracavity-doubled self-Raman laser using Nd:GdVO4.,” Opt. Express 16(26), 21958–21963 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, T. Omatsu, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “All-solid-state continuous-wave yellow laser based on intracavity frequency-doubled self-Raman laser,” Appl. Phys. B 88(4), 539–544 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Li, H.

W. Ge, H. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, H. Li, X. Cheng, H. Xu, X. Xu, X. Hu, and M. Jiang, “The thermal and optical properties of BaWO4 single crystal,” J. Cryst. Growth 276(1-2), 208–214 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Li, S.

Li, Y.-Q.

Lisinetskii, V. A.

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Liu, J.

W. Ge, H. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, H. Li, X. Cheng, H. Xu, X. Xu, X. Hu, and M. Jiang, “The thermal and optical properties of BaWO4 single crystal,” J. Cryst. Growth 276(1-2), 208–214 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Liu, J. H.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Liu, Z.

Lupei, V.

Mildren, R. P.

H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, R. P. Mildren, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Wavelength-versatile visible and UV sources based on crystalline Raman lasers,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 32(3-4), 121–158 (2008).
[CrossRef]

R. P. Mildren, H. M. Pask, H. Ogilvy, and J. A. Piper, “Discretely tunable, all-solid-state laser in the green, yellow, and red,” Opt. Lett. 30(12), 1500–1502 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ogilvy, H.

Omatsu, T.

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, T. Omatsu, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “All-solid-state continuous-wave yellow laser based on intracavity frequency-doubled self-Raman laser,” Appl. Phys. B 88(4), 539–544 (2007).
[CrossRef]

J. L. Blows, P. Dekker, P. Wang, J. M. Dawes, and T. Omatsu, “Thermal lensing measurements and thermal conductivity of Yb:YAB,” Appl. Phys. B 76(3), 289–292 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Orlovich, V. A.

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Osiko, V. V.

T. T. Basiev, A. V Gavrilov, V. V. Osiko, S. N Smetanin, and A. V Fedin, “High-average-power SRS conversion of radiation in a BaWO4 crystal,” Quantum Electron. 34, 649–651 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Pask, H. M.

H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, R. P. Mildren, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Wavelength-versatile visible and UV sources based on crystalline Raman lasers,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 32(3-4), 121–158 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “High efficiency, multi-Watt CW yellow emission from an intracavity-doubled self-Raman laser using Nd:GdVO4.,” Opt. Express 16(26), 21958–21963 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Dekker, H. M. Pask, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Continuous-wave, intracavity doubled, self-Raman laser operation in Nd:GdVO(4) at 586.5 nm,” Opt. Express 15(11), 7038–7046 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Dekker, H. M. Pask, and J. A. Piper, “All-solid-state 704 mW continuous-wave yellow source based on an intracavity, frequency-doubled crystalline Raman laser,” Opt. Lett. 32(9), 1114–1116 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. A. Piper and H. M. Pask, “Crystalline Raman lasers,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 13(3), 692–704 (2007).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Spence, P. Dekker, and H. M. Pask, “Modeling of continuous wave intracavity Raman lasers,” J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 756–763 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. J. Lee, H. M. Pask, T. Omatsu, P. Dekker, and J. A. Piper, “All-solid-state continuous-wave yellow laser based on intracavity frequency-doubled self-Raman laser,” Appl. Phys. B 88(4), 539–544 (2007).
[CrossRef]

H. M. Pask, “Continuous-wave, all-solid-state, intracavity Raman laser,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2454–2456 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. P. Mildren, H. M. Pask, H. Ogilvy, and J. A. Piper, “Discretely tunable, all-solid-state laser in the green, yellow, and red,” Opt. Lett. 30(12), 1500–1502 (2005).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Pavel, N.

Piper, J. A.

Ran, D. G.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ryabtsev, G. I.

A. S. Grabtchikov, A. N. Kuzmin, V. A. Lisinetskii, G. I. Ryabtsev, V. A. Orlovich, and A. A. Demidovich, “Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:KGW laser with diode pumping,” J. Alloy. Comp. 300-301(1-2), 300–302 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Sato, Y.

Siegman, A. E.

Smetanin, S. N

T. T. Basiev, A. V Gavrilov, V. V. Osiko, S. N Smetanin, and A. V Fedin, “High-average-power SRS conversion of radiation in a BaWO4 crystal,” Quantum Electron. 34, 649–651 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Spence, D. J.

H. M. Pask, P. Dekker, R. P. Mildren, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Wavelength-versatile visible and UV sources based on crystalline Raman lasers,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 32(3-4), 121–158 (2008).
[CrossRef]

D. J. Spence, P. Dekker, and H. M. Pask, “Modeling of continuous wave intracavity Raman lasers,” J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(3), 756–763 (2007).
[CrossRef]

P. Dekker, H. M. Pask, D. J. Spence, and J. A. Piper, “Continuous-wave, intracavity doubled, self-Raman laser operation in Nd:GdVO(4) at 586.5 nm,” Opt. Express 15(11), 7038–7046 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Su, K. W.

Sun, S. Q.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Taira, T.

Tao, X.

Wang, H.-T.

Wang, J.

Wang, J. Y.

W. W. Ge, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, J. H. Liu, X. G. Xu, X. B. Hu, M. H. Jiang, D. G. Ran, S. Q. Sun, H. R. Xia, and R. I. Boughton, “Thermal and mechanical properties of BaWO4 crystal,” J. Appl. Phys. 98(1), 013542–013546 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (5)

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Resonator layout for (a) first-Stokes generation and; (b) yellow generation.

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First-Stokes power scaling using a 48 mm long a-cut BaWO4 crystal.

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Spontaneous Raman spectra for excitation polarised parallel to the (a) b-axis and; (b) c-axis of a-cut BaWO4. Spectra are normalised to the 925 cm−1 mode.

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Yellow power scaling performance achieved by intracavity frequency-doubling the first-Stokes emission from an a-cut BaWO4 crystal.

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Fluorescence spectrum showing blue emission observed when Stokes-shifting in BaWO4.

Tables (2)

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Table 1 Summary of resonator elements.

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Table 2 Comparison of yellow emission threshold, maximum yellow power, overall efficiency and beam quality for an Nd:GdVO4/KGW Raman laser [9], a self-Raman Nd:GdVO4 laser [6] and the laser reported herein.

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