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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Generation of Laguerre-Gaussian beam from end-pumped and c-cut Nd:YVO4 laser
Minqiang Kang, Yao Yao, Kegui Xia, Zhiqiang Fang, Jianlang Li
[Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences], Shanghai 201800, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2013, 11(05): pp.051401

Topic:Lasers and laser optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 140.3300  140.3530  140.3480  140.3580  

We demonstrate an end-pumped, c-cut Nd:YVO4 laser that emitted first-order Laguerre-Gaussian (LG01) beam by adjusting the position of focused pump beam relative to laser crystal. The pumping light reached the laser crystal has circular and solid intensity profile. The laser is compact and stable, and the obtained LG01 beam power reaches 202 mW with ~25% slope efficiency.

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Get Citation: Minqiang Kang, Yao Yao, Kegui Xia, Zhiqiang Fang, Jianlang Li, "Generation of Laguerre-Gaussian beam from end-pumped and c-cut Nd:YVO4 laser," Chin. Opt. Lett. 11(05), 051401(2013)



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