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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Laser diode array side-pumped medium-aperture Nd:glass square rod amplifier
Xiongxin Tang, Jisi Qiu, Zhongwei Fan, Haocheng Wang, and Weiran Lin
[The Academy of Opto-Electronics], Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 10094, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2016, 14(02): pp.021403

DOI:10.3788/COL201614.021403
Topic:Lasers and laser optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 140.3480  140.5560  140.2010  140.0140  

Abstract
A laser diode array side-pumped Nd:glass square rod amplifier of the dimensions 12 mm×12 mm is designed. The fluorescence is evenly distributed in the Nd:glass amplifier. When the pump power is 66.32 kW, the small signal gain increases by 3.23 times. Under the condition of a 1 Hz repetition frequency, 50 mJ of injected seed-light energy, and a 10 mm×10 mm aperture, the output energy of the laser beam can reach 1.62 J during the four-pass amplification. The output energy stability of the laser pulse is 2.94% (RMS), and the square pulse distortion is smaller than 2. The energy amplification of the injected laser beam from millijoules to joules is realized.

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Received:2015/9/17
Accepted:2015/11/19
Posted online:2016/1/26

Get Citation: Xiongxin Tang, Jisi Qiu, Zhongwei Fan, Haocheng Wang, and Weiran Lin, "Laser diode array side-pumped medium-aperture Nd:glass square rod amplifier," Chin. Opt. Lett. 14(02), 021403(2016)

Note: This work was supported by the National Research and Development Projects for Key Scientific Instruments “Development of high power nanosecond laser and precision detecting instrument.”



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