Large volume TEMoo mode operation of Nd:YAG lasers

Hanna, D.C., Sawyers, C.G. and Yuratich, M.A. (1981) Large volume TEMoo mode operation of Nd:YAG lasers. Optics Communications, 37, (5), 359-362. (doi:10.1016/0030-4018(81)90436-3).


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A stable resonator incorporating a suitably adjusted telescope allows operation of a Nd:YAG laser with a large volume TEMoo mode. The resonator design allows excellent beam quality to be reliably maintained. TEMoo energy in excess of 350 mJ was obtained from a fixed Q laser. Q-switched energies have been kept at ~100 mJ to avoid damage but operation at ~200 mJ appears feasible.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/0030-4018(81)90436-3
ISSNs: 0030-4018 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78775
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:14

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