Abstract

We propose a technique for pumping Nd:YVO4 with high optical power at 888nm while making absorption independent of the pump light polarization state. This is especially suitable for systems end pumped by high-power, high-brightness fiber-coupled diode sources associated with long vanadate crystals to effectively spread the heat load in a large volume. A compact 60W output, 55% optical efficiency cw TEM00 oscillator was demonstrated.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

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