Diode-pumped Nd:YAG self-adaptive resonator with a high-gain amplifier operating at 100 Hz
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- Soulard, R., Brignon, A., Raby, S. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2012) 106: 295. doi:10.1007/s00340-011-4739-1
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.