Applied Physics B

, Volume 87, Issue 2, pp 217–220 | Cite as

Continuous-wave high power laser operation and tunability of Yb:LaSc3(BO3)4 in thin disk configuration

  • C. KränkelEmail author
  • J. Johannsen
  • R. Peters
  • K. Petermann
  • G. Huber


We report power scaling of the Yb3+:LaSc3(BO3)4 (Yb:LSB) laser material in thin disk configuration. Employing a 300-μm thick Yb(25 at. %):LSB crystal, the continuous-wave output power around 1.0 μm wavelength reaches 40 W for 95 W of pump power at 974 nm; the overall optical-to-optical efficiency and the slope efficiency are 0.43 and 0.48, respectively. Preliminary experiments show continuous tuning of the laser output between 991 nm and 1085 nm.


Pump Power Maximum Output Power Tuning Range Thin Disk Incident Pump Power 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Kränkel
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. Johannsen
    • 1
  • R. Peters
    • 1
  • K. Petermann
    • 1
  • G. Huber
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Laser PhysikUniversität HamburgHamburgGermany

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