Applied Physics B

, Volume 106, Issue 2, pp 295–300

Diode-pumped Nd:YAG self-adaptive resonator with a high-gain amplifier operating at 100 Hz

  • R. Soulard
  • A. Brignon
  • S. Raby
  • E. Durand
  • R. Moncorgé
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-011-4739-1

Cite this article as:
Soulard, R., Brignon, A., Raby, S. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2012) 106: 295. doi:10.1007/s00340-011-4739-1

Abstract

A small gain-length product as high as 5.5 is demonstrated in a diode-pumped core-doped ceramic Nd:YAG amplifier. This module allows one to realize a self-adaptive laser resonator operating at 100 Hz and delivering single longitudinal mode, 20 ns and 100 mJ laser pulses.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Soulard
    • 1
    • 3
  • A. Brignon
    • 1
  • S. Raby
    • 2
  • E. Durand
    • 2
  • R. Moncorgé
    • 3
  1. 1.Thales Research and TechnologyPalaiseau CedexFrance
  2. 2.Thales Optronique S.A.Elancourt CedexFrance
  3. 3.Centre de Recherche sur les Ions, les Matériaux et la Photonique (CIMAP), UMR 6252 CNRS-CEA-ENSICAENUniversité de CaenCaenFrance

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