Laser performance of Yb:GdCa4O(BO3)3 compared to Yb:KGd(WO4)2 under diode-bar pumping
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- Hellström, J.E., Pasiskevicius, V., Laurell, F. et al. Laser Phys. (2007) 17: 1204. doi:10.1134/S1054660X07100027
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A study of Yb:GdCOB under diode-bar pumping has been performed and the results are compared, experimentally and theoretically, with Yb:KGW in the same cavity. An output power of 7.3 W and a slope efficiency of 57.4% were obtained. Self-frequency-doubling experiments are also discussed.