Abstract

A new simple, compact, and efficient optical device is presented that allows any commercially available arrays or stacks to longitudinally pump laser materials. A Nd:YVO4 laser was built and an optical–optical efficiency as great as 50% was demonstrated with a diffraction-limited beam.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

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