Abstract

Green power of 138 W was generated at an estimated beam quality of M2=11 by intracavity frequency doubling of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser. The laser employs a diffusive close-coupled diode-pumping design and a bifocusing-compensation resonator design to ensure stable operation.

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1997

T. Kojima and K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 36, 4981 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 40 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1996

Bass, I. L.

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, and I. L. Bass, in Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper CPD2-2.

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, C. A. Ebbers, I. L. Bass, and C. W. Cochran, 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. 300.

Beach, R. J.

Chang, J. J.

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, C. A. Ebbers, I. L. Bass, and C. W. Cochran, 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. 300.

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Cochran, C. W.

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Dragon, E. P.

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, C. A. Ebbers, I. L. Bass, and C. W. Cochran, 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. 300.

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, and I. L. Bass, in Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper CPD2-2.

Ebbers, C. A.

E. C. Honea, C. A. Ebbers, R. J. Beach, J. A. Speth, J. A. Skidmore, M. A. Emanuel, and S. A. Payne, Opt. Lett. 23, 1203 (1998).
[CrossRef]

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, C. A. Ebbers, I. L. Bass, and C. W. Cochran, 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. 300.

Emanuel, M. A.

Fujikawa, S.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 37, 6401 (1998).
[CrossRef]

S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 40 (1997).
[CrossRef]

T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, 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., 1998), p. 314.

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Gilbert, M.

Honea, E. C.

Kojima, T.

T. Kojima and K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 36, 4981 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 40 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, 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., 1998), p. 314.

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Konno, S.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 37, 6401 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Kuramoto, K.

Y. Nabekawa, K. Kuramoto, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, and S. Watanabe, Opt. Lett. 17, 1384 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Le Garrec, B. J.

Mori, Y.

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Nabekawa, Y.

Y. Nabekawa, K. Kuramoto, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, and S. Watanabe, Opt. Lett. 17, 1384 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

Okada, Y.

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Payne, S. A.

Razé, G. J.

Sasaki, T.

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Sekikawa, T.

Y. Nabekawa, K. Kuramoto, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, and S. Watanabe, Opt. Lett. 17, 1384 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

Skidmore, J. A.

Speth, J. A.

Tanaka, M.

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Togashi, T.

Y. Nabekawa, K. Kuramoto, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, and S. Watanabe, Opt. Lett. 17, 1384 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

Watanabe, S.

Y. Nabekawa, K. Kuramoto, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, and S. Watanabe, Opt. Lett. 17, 1384 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

Yasui, K.

S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 37, 6401 (1998).
[CrossRef]

S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 40 (1997).
[CrossRef]

T. Kojima and K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 36, 4981 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

K. Yasui, Appl. Opt. 35, 2566 (1996).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, 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., 1998), p. 314.

Yoshizawa, K.

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

1998 OSA Technical Digest Series

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, and I. L. Bass, in Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics, Vol. 6 of 1998 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper CPD2-2.

Appl. Opt.

J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.

S. Fujikawa, T. Kojima, and K. Yasui, J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 40 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series

J. J. Chang, E. P. Dragon, C. A. Ebbers, I. L. Bass, and C. W. Cochran, 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. 300.

T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, 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., 1998), p. 314.

Other

Y. Nabekawa, T. Togashi, T. Sekikawa, S. Watanabe, S. Konno, T. Kojima, S. Fujikawa, and K. Yasui, in Proceedings of Ultrafast Optics 1999 (European Physical Society, Orsay, France, 1999).

T. Kojima, S. Konno, S. Fujikawa, K. Yasui, K. Yoshizawa, Y. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Tanaka, and Y. Okada, in Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), paper CTuB6.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Schematic edge view of the pump module. (b) Schematic drawing of the cavity configuration. AO, acousto-optic.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

1064- and 532-nm output powers as functions of diode output power.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

532-nm beam size measured near the beam waist. The curves represent least-squares curve fitting with Eq. (2).

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ωz=ω01+M2λzπω0221/2,

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