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High-beam-quality, 5.4 J, 5 Hz diode-pumped Nd:YAG active mirror laser amplifier
Jing Liu, Lei Li, Xiangchun Shi, Rufeng Chen, Jianlei Wang, and Weibiao Chen
Shanghai Key Laboratory of All Solid-State Laser and Applied Techniques, [Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences], Shanghai 201800, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2018, 16(12): pp.121402

DOI:10.3788/COL201816.121402
Topic:Lasers and laser optics
Keywords(OCIS Code): 140.3280  140.3460  140.3538  

Abstract
A high-beam-quality diode-pumped neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) active mirror laser amplifier was demonstrated. The size of the Nd:YAG crystal was 48 mm×42 mm×11 mm with 0.6 at.% Nd doped. When the pump energy was 26.8 J and the input energy was 0.3 J, the output pulse energy reached 5.4 J, and the pulse width of 11.3 ns at a 5 Hz repetition rate was obtained for the two gain modules in three-pass amplification, with corresponding optical-to-optical efficiency of 21.2%. The beam quality was measured as Mx2=2.48 and My2=2.43 in horizontal and vertical directions, respectively.

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Received:2018/7/19
Accepted:2018/10/24
Posted online:2018/11/27

Get Citation: Jing Liu, Lei Li, Xiangchun Shi, Rufeng Chen, Jianlei Wang, and Weibiao Chen, "High-beam-quality, 5.4 J, 5 Hz diode-pumped Nd:YAG active mirror laser amplifier," Chin. Opt. Lett. 16(12), 121402(2018)

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