Power-scaling continuous-wave solid-state Raman lasers using intracavity adaptive optics

Ran Li, Mike Griffith, Leslie Laycock, Walter Lubeigt

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Abstract

Initial investigations to alleviate thermal lensing, a fundamental limitation in Raman lasers performance, are reported. An adaptive-optics feedback loop was incorporated into a Nd:YVO4 self-Raman laser demonstrating a 40% Raman output power increase.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: 2014
Subtitle of host publicationAdvanced Solid State Laser Architectures (SM2F)
Place of PublicationWashington D.C.
PublisherOptical Society of America
PagesSM2F.4
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • adaptive optics
  • Raman lasers
  • thermal effects
  • Raman lasers performance
  • thermal lensing

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