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Appl. Sci. 2015, 5(4), 1837-1845; doi:10.3390/app5041837

High Power Diode-Side-Pumped Q-Switched Nd:YAG Solid-State Laser with a Thermoelectric Cooler

Institute of Laser Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100124, China
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Academic Editor: Malte C. Kaluza
Received: 31 July 2015 / Revised: 3 November 2015 / Accepted: 4 November 2015 / Published: 16 December 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Diode-Pumped, Ultra-Short Pulse Lasers)
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A diode-side-pumped, high-energy, high-beam-quality, pulsed solid-state Nd3+:Y3Al5O12 (Nd:YAG) laser with a thermoelectric cooler (TEC) is investigated in this study. The pump laser was a pulsed laser diode array with maximum peak power of 15 kW. A 350 mJ laser pulse was obtained with a wavelength of 1064 nm, a pulse duration of 10 ns, a total electrical-to-optical efficiency of 7.5%, a relative stability of output energy of 5%, and a beam quality of M2 < 4. View Full-Text
Keywords: diode-side-pumped; high-energy; Q-switched; Nd:YAG laser diode-side-pumped; high-energy; Q-switched; Nd:YAG laser
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Dong, J.; Liu, X.-S.; Peng, C.; Liu, Y.-Q.; Wang, Z.-Y. High Power Diode-Side-Pumped Q-Switched Nd:YAG Solid-State Laser with a Thermoelectric Cooler. Appl. Sci. 2015, 5, 1837-1845.

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