TITLE

Direct modulation of a Nd:YAG laser by combined side and end laser diode pumping

AUTHOR(S)
Berger, Josef; Harnagel, Gary; Welch, David F.; Scifres, Don R.; Streifer, William
PUB. DATE
July 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/25/1988, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p268
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A Nd:YAG laser was directly amplitude modulated by using a combination of pulsed side and cw end diode pumping. The scheme suppressed relaxation oscillations, reduced pulse delays, increased pulse energy, and avoided higher order transverse mode operation.
ACCESSION #
9827541

 

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