Q-switching of an unstable resonator for a high average power, planar waveguide Nd: YAG laser

H. J. Baker, J. D R Valera, A. Russell, I. Thompson, D. R. Hall

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Abstract

Q-switching of a high average power Nd:YAG planar waveguide laser with an unstable resonator is achieved using an acousto-optic modulator. Analysis of the resonator dynamics is carried out using a multi-phase screen modulator model. © 2006 Optical Society of America.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: 21 May 200626 May 2006

Conference

Conference2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Abbreviated titleCLEO/QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period21/05/0626/05/06

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    Baker, H. J., Valera, J. D. R., Russell, A., Thompson, I., & Hall, D. R. (2006). Q-switching of an unstable resonator for a high average power, planar waveguide Nd: YAG laser. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006 https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEO.2006.4627578