Applied Physics B

, Volume 67, Issue 2, pp 267–270 | Cite as

Q-switching of a diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser using a quadrupole electro-optic deflector

  • G.J. Friel
  • R.S. Conroy
  • A.J. Kemp
  • B.D. Sinclair
  • J.M. Ley
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laser and this produced 1.5-ns pulses of 7 kW peak power at a repetition rate of 20 kHz.

PACS: 42.55.Rz; 42.55.Xi; 42.60.Gd 

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • G.J. Friel
    • 1
  • R.S. Conroy
    • 1
  • A.J. Kemp
    • 1
  • B.D. Sinclair
    • 1
  • J.M. Ley
    • 2
  1. 1.J F Allen Research Laboratories, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SS, UK (Fax: +44-1334/463-104)UK
  2. 2.Leysop Ltd, 17 Repton Court, Repton Close, Burmills, Basildon, Essex SS12 1LN, UK (Fax +44-1268/522-111)UK

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