Applied Physics B

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 69–73

Characterization of 1.06 μm optical vortex laser based on a side-pumped Nd:GdVO4 bounce oscillator

  • M. Okida
  • Y. Hayashi
  • T. Omatsu
  • J. Hamazaki
  • R. Morita
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-009-3438-7

Cite this article as:
Okida, M., Hayashi, Y., Omatsu, T. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2009) 95: 69. doi:10.1007/s00340-009-3438-7
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Abstract

We directly produced for the first time a high-power 1.06 μm vortex mode from a diode-pumped Nd:GdVO4 bounce amplifier. A maximum output of 17.8 W was achieved for a pump power of 55 W. The corresponding optical efficiency from the diode to the output was above 30%.

PACS

42.55.Xi 42.60.By 42.60.Jf 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Okida
    • 1
  • Y. Hayashi
    • 1
  • T. Omatsu
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Hamazaki
    • 3
  • R. Morita
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate School of Advanced Integration ScienceChiba UniversityInage-kuJapan
  2. 2.PRESTO Japan Science and Technology AgencyKawaguchiJapan
  3. 3.Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of EngineeringHokkaido UniversityKita-kuJapan