High power Nd:YVO-KGW conical refraction laser

Howlader, Chandan, Nadimi, Mohammad, Waritanant, Tanant, Fedorova, Ksenia, Sokolovskii, Grigorii, Rafailov, Edik and Major, Arkady (2019). High power Nd:YVO-KGW conical refraction laser. Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 10904 ,

Abstract

We have demonstrated the highest conical refraction (CR) laser output power to date by placing a CR crystal inside of a diode-pumped Nd:YVO laser cavity. The CR crystal did not have a significant influence on laser output power as well as efficiency. The CR laser produced the maximum output power of 3.68 W with the slope efficiency of 42 % and opticalto- optical efficiency of 34 %. Therefore, this approach could be an attractive pathway for further power scaling of the CR lasers.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2508968
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Conical refraction,Diode-pumped laser,Nd-doped laser crystals,Solid-state laser,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Condensed Matter Physics,Computer Science Applications,Applied Mathematics,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Published Date: 2019-03-04
Authors: Howlader, Chandan
Nadimi, Mohammad
Waritanant, Tanant
Fedorova, Ksenia ( 0000-0002-2765-9951)
Sokolovskii, Grigorii
Rafailov, Edik ( 0000-0002-4152-0120)
Major, Arkady

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