Q-switching of Nd:YAG solid-state laser with intra-cavity MEMS resonant scanning mirror

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A comb-drive actuated MEMS scanning mirror is used to actively Q-switch a side-pumped Nd:YAG laser. Minimum pulse durations of 38 ns are observed and maximum average output powers of 55 mW at 17.625 kHz pulse repetition frequency.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN), 2012
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, United States
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781457715112
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2012


  • active Q-switching
  • electrostatic MEMS scanning mirror
  • inta-cavity MEMS mirror
  • solid-state laser

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