Applied Physics B

, Volume 85, Issue 4, pp 549–552 | Cite as

Performance of a Ho:YAG thin-disc laser pumped by a diode-pumped 1.9 μm thulium laser

  • M. SchellhornEmail author


The lasing performance of a Ho:YAG thin-disc laser pumped by a diode-pumped 1.9 μm thulium laser was examined. A cw output power of 9.4 W was obtained, corresponding to a slope efficiency with respect to incident pump power of 40% and an optical-to-optical efficiency of 36%.


Pump Power Output Coupler Thulium Incident Pump Power Pump Power Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.French-German Research Institute, ISLSaint-LouisFrance

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