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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16651
Description: Since their invention in 1966 copper vapour lasers (CVLs) have developed into a mature technology with applications including high-speed imaging, micro-machining, non-linear frequency conversion to th ... More
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Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119646
Description: Multi-kilohertz operation at 1497nm and 1528nm has been demonstrated with an Nd:YVO4 laser on the 1342nm transition using intracavity Stimulated Raman Scattering in KGd(WO4)2. Average powers at 1497nm ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119584
Description: Efficient self-stimulated Raman output from a laser diode transversely-pumped Nd³⁺:KGd(WO₄)₂ laser is presented. The maximum Raman output energy of 340 μJ was obtained at 1.18 μm. The corresponding op ... More
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Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics | Raman | laser | SRS | intracavity
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119572
Description: Efficient frequency extension of a diode-side-pumped, Q-switched 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser generating ∼5 W at 5 kHz has been demonstrated by way of intracavity SRS in crystalline Ba(NO₃)₂ (1197 nm), KGd(WO ... More
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Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119383
Description: Efficient intracavity frequency doubling of a q-switched, diode-pumped Nd:YVO₄ laser operating at 1342nm with pulse rates between 40 and 350kHz using type I critically phase matched LBO has been demon ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16800
Description: The erbium and ytterbium ion concentrations in the host yttrium calcium oxaborate have been optimized for diode pumped continuous-wave (CW) laser operation using spectroscopic measurements, modeling o ... More
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Date: 2003
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/124883
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/124743
Description: Lasers employing unstable resonators usually produce a doughnut-shaped intensity distribution in the near-field. In this paper, we present the application of a new model in characterizing the output b ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119867
Description: Lasers employing unstable resonators usually produce a doughnut-shaped intensity distribution in the near-field. In this paper, we present the application of a new model in characterizing the output b ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29113
Description: We report on severalfold increases in the output power of kinetically enhanced copper-vapor lasers operating in a regime of high specific input power and reduced tube insulation. Three laser tubes, of ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120372
Description: In this paper, we report 1.8% efficient, self-stimulating Raman output at 1181 nm (corresponding to the 901cm⁻¹ Raman shift) from a transversely diode-pumped Q-switched Nd:KGW laser. The efficiency is ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120385
Description: We have previously reported the first demonstration of laser operation in Er,Yb:YCOB with studies of the Er→Yb energy transfer process to identify the optimum dopant concentrations. In this paper we w ... More
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/123891
Description: All-solid-state laser devices operating in the 1.5 - 1.6 μm wavelength range have many practical applications. The most notable of these is their use in optical telecommunications, but the current res ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/123982
Description: High-speed image analysis is used in conjunction with profilometry measurement to determine the behaviour of Aluminium samples exposed to nanosecond laser pulses in the region 1-40Jcm⁻². Results are d ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29307
Description: We report the performance of a kinetically enhanced copper-vapor laser of active dimensions 32-mm inner diameter by 1-m long as a function of the plasma tube thermal insulation. By reducing the insula ... More
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