TITLE

High power, high efficient neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet laser end pumped by a laser diode array

AUTHOR(S)
Berger, Josef; Welch, David F.; Scifres, Don R.; Streifer, William; Cross, Peter S.
PUB. DATE
October 1987
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/19/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 16, p1212
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the highest electrical to optical conversion efficiency, 10.8%, at 415 mW cw, 1.06 μm, from a neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet end pumped by a monolithic, 200-μm-wide laser diode array. The highest cw output powers up to 465 mW are achieved. The beam profile is TEM00 at all power levels.
ACCESSION #
9824534

 

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