Applied Physics B

, Volume 96, Issue 4, pp 803–807

High-power 888-nm-pumped Nd:YVO4 1342-nm oscillator operating in the TEM00 mode

Authors

  • F. Lenhardt
    • Fachbereich PhysikTechnische Universitaet Kaiserslautern
  • M. Nittmann
    • Xiton Photonics GmbH
  • T. Bauer
    • Xiton Photonics GmbH
  • J. Bartschke
    • Xiton Photonics GmbH
    • Fachbereich PhysikTechnische Universitaet Kaiserslautern
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-009-3551-7

Cite this article as:
Lenhardt, F., Nittmann, M., Bauer, T. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2009) 96: 803. doi:10.1007/s00340-009-3551-7

Abstract

We report on a high-power 888-nm-pumped continuous-wave Nd:YVO4 laser at 1342 nm. An output power of 24 W emitted into a diffraction limited beam with an M2 parameter better than <1.1 is demonstrated. At an absorbed pump power of 84 W the optical conversion efficiency is 29%.

PACS

42.55.Xi42.60.Pk42.60.By

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