High power solid state slab laser with optimized diode pumping design

Year: 2005

Authors: Lapucci A., Ciofini M., Jafrancesco D.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E.Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: We report on the optimization of a side pumping scheme for diode pumped high power slab Nd:YAG lasers.
Experiments on a 350 W laser with ceramic active medium confirm the numerical results obtained by ray-tracing.

Conference title: CLEO-EUROPE 2005
Place: Muenchen – Germania

KeyWords: Nd:YAG lasers; DPSS lasers; ceramic laser
DOI: 10.1109/CLEOE.2005.1567820