Abstract

We report a compact cavity-dumped Q-switched Er:YAG laser that produces pulses with 4.5 ns full width at half-maximum duration and 10 mJ energy. To the best of our knowledge, the resulting 2 MW peak power is the highest reported to date from a 1645 nm Er:YAG laser.

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