Abstract

We have obtained UV power of 20.5 W with a repetition rate of 10 kHz by the use of a high-brightness high-power all-solid-state green laser and a high-quality CsLiB6O10 crystal. This power is, to our knowledge, the highest UV power achieved so far in all-solid-state lasers.

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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef] [PubMed]
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1995 (1)

M. Oka, L. Y. Liu, W. Wiechmann, and S. Kubota, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 859 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Basting, D.

U. Stamm, W. Zschocke, T. Schröder, N. Deutsch, and D. Basting, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 7.

Deki, K.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

Deutsch, N.

U. Stamm, W. Zschocke, T. Schröder, N. Deutsch, and D. Basting, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 7.

Finch, A.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Fujikawa, S.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/U.S.) (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 301.

Haramura, S.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Harrison, J.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Horiguchi, M.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

Inagaki, M.

Kagebayashi, Y.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

Kojima, T.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/U.S.) (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 301.

Konno, S.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/U.S.) (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 301.

Kubota, S.

M. Oka, L. Y. Liu, W. Wiechmann, and S. Kubota, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 859 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Liu, L. Y.

M. Oka, L. Y. Liu, W. Wiechmann, and S. Kubota, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 859 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Manni, J.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Mori, Y.

Y. K. Yap, M. Inagaki, S. Nakajima, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, Opt. Lett. 21, 1348 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Moulton, P. F.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Nakajima, S.

Ohsako, Y.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Oka, M.

M. Oka, L. Y. Liu, W. Wiechmann, and S. Kubota, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 859 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Sakuma, J.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Sasaki, T.

Y. K. Yap, M. Inagaki, S. Nakajima, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, Opt. Lett. 21, 1348 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Schröder, T.

U. Stamm, W. Zschocke, T. Schröder, N. Deutsch, and D. Basting, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 7.

Stamm, U.

U. Stamm, W. Zschocke, T. Schröder, N. Deutsch, and D. Basting, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 7.

Taguchi, A.

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Wall, K.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

Wiechmann, W.

M. Oka, L. Y. Liu, W. Wiechmann, and S. Kubota, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 859 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Yap, Y. K.

Y. K. Yap, M. Inagaki, S. Nakajima, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, Opt. Lett. 21, 1348 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

Yasui, K.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/U.S.) (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 301.

Zschocke, W.

U. Stamm, W. Zschocke, T. Schröder, N. Deutsch, and D. Basting, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 7.

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (1)

M. Oka, L. Y. Liu, W. Wiechmann, and S. Kubota, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 1, 859 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (5)

Y. K. Yap, Y. Mori, S. Haramura, A. Taguchi, T. Sasaki, K. Deki, Y. Ohsako, and M. Horiguchi, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of Ameria, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 10.

Y. K. Yap, K. Deki, Y. Kagebayashi, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, and T. Sasaki, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 380.

U. Stamm, W. Zschocke, T. Schröder, N. Deutsch, and D. Basting, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, C. R. Pollock and W. R. Bosenberg, eds., Vol. 10 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1997), p. 7.

A. Finch, Y. Ohsako, J. Sakuma, K. Deki, M. Horiguchi, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, K. Wall, J. Harrison, P. F. Moulton, and J. Manni, in Advanced Solid State Lasers, W. R. Bosenberg and M. M. Fejer, eds., Vol. 19 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1998), p. 16.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/U.S.) (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), p. 301.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

History of UV power from fourth-harmonic generation of solid-state lasers. The crystals that were used to produce the plotted powers are identified. Superscripts 1–6 are reference numbers.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

All-solid-state UV laser system.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Average UV output power as a function of average green input power.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Pulse shape of UV output beam at a power of 20.5 W.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

New history of UV power from fourth-harmonic generation of solid-state lasers. Superscripts 1–4 are reference numbers.

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