We report a linear-cavity high-power all-solid-state Q-switched yellow laser. The laser source comprises a diode-side-pumped Nd:YAG module that produces fundamental radiation, an intracavity Raman crystal that generates a first-Stokes laser at , and a KTP crystal that frequency doubles the first-Stokes laser to . A convex-plane cavity is employed in this configuration to counteract some of the thermal effect caused by high pump power. An average output power of at is obtained at a pulse repetition frequency of .
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