Abstract

An intracavity Raman laser based on laser transition in Nd:YLF is reported. Quasi-continuous wave Stokes output power was observed at 990 and 976 nm, and up to 0.88 W of peak output power was obtained at 990 nm.

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L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
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Bernhardi, E. H.

Bollig, C.

Bonner, G. M.

Clarkson, W. A.

P. J. Hardman, W. A. Clarkson, G. J. Friel, M. Pollnau, and D. C. Hanna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 647 (1999).
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Czeranowsky, C.

C. Czeranowsky, “Resonatorinterne frequenzverdopplung von diodengepumpten neodym-lasern mit hohen ausgangsleistungen im blauen spektralbereich,” Ph.D. thesis (University of Hamburg, 2002).

Deana, A. M.

N. U. Wetter and A. M. Deana, Laser Phys. Lett. 10, 035807 (2013).
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Dekker, P.

D. J. Spence, P. Dekker, and H. M. Pask, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 756 (2007).
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Esser, M. J. D.

Fallahi, M.

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
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Fan, L.

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L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
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Forbes, A.

Friel, G. J.

P. J. Hardman, W. A. Clarkson, G. J. Friel, M. Pollnau, and D. C. Hanna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 647 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hader, J.

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Hanna, D. C.

P. J. Hardman, W. A. Clarkson, G. J. Friel, M. Pollnau, and D. C. Hanna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 647 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hardman, P. J.

P. J. Hardman, W. A. Clarkson, G. J. Friel, M. Pollnau, and D. C. Hanna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 647 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Hsu, T.-C.

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Jakutis-Neto, J.

Kaneda, Y.

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Koch, S. W.

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Moloney, J. V.

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
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L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
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Pask, H.

Pask, H. M.

Piper, J. A.

Pollnau, M.

P. J. Hardman, W. A. Clarkson, G. J. Friel, M. Pollnau, and D. C. Hanna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 647 (1999).
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Ranieri, I. M.

Sobol, A. A.

Sousa, E. C.

Spence, D. J.

Stolz, W.

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Wang, H. T.

Wang, J.

Wang, Q.

Wetter, N. U.

Zakharian, A. R.

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, H.

Zhang, H. J.

Zverev, P. G.

Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

L. Fan, T.-C. Hsu, M. Fallahi, J. T. Murray, R. Bedford, Y. Kaneda, J. Hader, A. R. Zakharian, J. V. Moloney, S. W. Koch, and W. Stolz, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 251117 (2006).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (1)

P. J. Hardman, W. A. Clarkson, G. J. Friel, M. Pollnau, and D. C. Hanna, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 35, 647 (1999).
[CrossRef]

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

D. J. Spence, P. Dekker, and H. M. Pask, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13, 756 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Laser Phys. Lett. (1)

N. U. Wetter and A. M. Deana, Laser Phys. Lett. 10, 035807 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (4)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Opt. Mater. (1)

T. T. Basiev and R. C. Powell, Opt. Mater. 11, 301 (1999).

Opt. Mater. Express (1)

Phys. Rev. (1)

D. E. McCumber, Phys. Rev. 136, A954 (1964).
[CrossRef]

Prog. Quantum Electron. (1)

H. M. Pask, Prog. Quantum Electron. 27, 3 (2003).

Other (1)

C. Czeranowsky, “Resonatorinterne frequenzverdopplung von diodengepumpten neodym-lasern mit hohen ausgangsleistungen im blauen spektralbereich,” Ph.D. thesis (University of Hamburg, 2002).

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Figures (8)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Schematic representation of the setup used to characterize fundamental laser emissions.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Quasi-cw laser performance at 908 nm for three crystal lengths (3, 6, and 9 mm) at different pump wavelengths (797 and 806 nm).

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Schematic representation of the setup used to measure Raman laser operation using a KGW crystal.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Laser performance of the Raman laser at 990 nm for KGW crystal lengths of 5 and 10 mm.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Observed normalized Raman laser spectra.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Spectral broadening of the fundamental laser emission by intracavity generated 1st Stokes.

Fig. 7.
Fig. 7.

M2 measurement of Raman laser beam with beam profiles at far-field, in focus, and far-field.

Fig. 8.
Fig. 8.

Modeled efficiency of the Raman laser as a function of the Raman crystal length (lr) and output coupling transmission for Stokes (Ts) at an absorbed pump power (Pp) of 33 W.

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Table 1. Input Parameters for the Rate Equation Model

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Pfdt=cσGN*PflllcPfPsGrlrlArλfλscPf(Tf+Lf)2lcσR(NdN*)Pflll,Psdt=cPfPsGrlrlArcPs(Ts+Ls)2l,N*dt=PpλphcAlll2λfσGN*PfhcAlN*τl+2λfσR(NdN*)PfhcAlN*2WETU.

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