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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200357
Description: Defect-induced stress has been mapped in optical-grade synthetic diamond (chemical vapor deposition grown, low nitrogen, low birefringence) using Metripol polarimetry, Mueller polarimetry, and Raman m ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1202495
Description: We report a narrowband and tunable diamond Raman laser generating eye-safe radiation suitable for water vapor detection. Frequency conversion of a tunable pump laser operating from 1063 to 1066 nm to ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/359070
Description: We report high-power frequency conversion of a Yb-doped fiber laser using a double-pass pumped external-cavity diamond Raman oscillator. Pumping with circular polarization is shown to be efficient whi ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062588
Description: Factors affecting the output efficiency of an external cavity quasi-cw KYW Raman laser were investigated. We show that a major limit to efficiency, in addition to thermal effects, results from a casca ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362996
Description: The theoretical analysis of stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) in crystalline amplifiers with a tightly-focused pump geometry is presented. We predict the minimum Stokes seed power required for an effi ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062509
Description: Defect induced stress birefringence in CVD grown diamond has been investigated using Metripol and Mueller polarimetry. Optical rotation was observed, up to a maximum of 280 through an 8 mm long diamon ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/327832
Description: Scientists are using high-purity synthetic diamonds to create novel devices that offer increased laser power, brightness and wavelength reach.
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/321159
Description: We report an investigation into a double metal tungstate Raman laser when pumped at elevated average powers. Potassium gadolinium tungstate (KGW) was placed in an external cavity configured for second ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/321530
Description: Quasi-cw pumping is used to investigate the high-power characteristics of cw beam conversion in diamond Raman lasers (DRLs). We show that thermal gradients establish in DRLs at approximately 50 μs for ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/345865
Description: We demonstrate Raman beam combining of three incoherent beams in diamond using a non-collinear pump geometry. At the kilowatt peak power level, more than 70% of each beam is converted to the Stokes be ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/345842
Description: We present an analytical steady-state model of an external cavity Raman laser.We use this model to optimise a quasi-cw pumped diamond Raman laser with 23Wof steady-state Stokes power in 30 ms pulses.
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/306146
Description: Brightness enhancement in an external cavity diamond Raman laser designed for high power conversion of a neodymium (1064 nm) laser to the eye-safe spectral region is reported. Using a multimode input ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/321191
Description: The transient thermal lens in a high-average power double metal tungstate Raman laser has been investigated. An external cavity potassium gadolinium tungstate (KGW) laser designed for second-Stokes ou ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278378
Description: Efficient operation of a pulsed diamond Raman laser at output powers up to 14.5 W is reported. An external-cavity Raman resonator 2.5 cm long employing a low-loss CVD diamond 9.5 mm long generated fir ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285291
Description: Diamond is a highly attractive laser material due to its exceptional optical and thermal properties. Its high thermal conductivity, low thermal expansion and wide transparency are especially suitable ... More
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