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Improved operation of Nd:YAG lasers using diode pumping

G A. Baker

Improved operation of Nd:YAG lasers using diode pumping

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Published by TWI in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementby G A Baker.
Series522/1995
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21054211M

In the latter case, the novel approach of LISL using frequency-doubled double-pulse Nd:YAG (FREDDY) lasers has turned out to be a promising technique for the selective removal of difficult choledocholithiasis, also known as bile duct stones. As shown in figure , two laser pulses of . to Bolded publications signify peer review while the non bolded signify conference. “Amplified Spontaneous Emission Application to µ Nd:YAG Lasers“, * “Holmium YLF Amplifier Performance and the Prospects for Multi-Joule Energies Using Diode-Laser Pumping“.   diode pumping of solid-state and gas lasers, graphics and pulsed laser deposition [25], laser communication systems, etc. Due to its higher power capability and lower cost, the cryo-diode laser may be used for most of these applications, even if diode lasers are not yet used in a given field.


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Improved operation of Nd:YAG lasers using diode pumping by G A. Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

We present a compact diode- and end-pumped Nd:YAG laser for material processing with an output power of W, an optical-to-optical efficiency of 48% and a slope efficiency of 60%.

We have achieved a high-quality beam generation with highly efficient quasi-cw Nd:YAG laser over 1-kW with a novel side-pumping configuration using micro-lens free diode-stacks as a part of.

Anil Patel, in Benumof and Hagberg's Airway Management, 7 Diode Laser. The diode laser is another addition to a growing array of tools for laser surgery.

This laser is effective for treatment of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates and provides good hemostasis and a sufficient reduction of tumors in otolaryngology practice. 60 The continuous-wave, semiconductor diode laser emits.

A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic term "laser" originated as an acronym for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation". The first laser was built in by Theodore H. Maiman at Hughes Research Laboratories, based Improved operation of Nd:YAG lasers using diode pumping book theoretical work by Charles Hard Townes and Arthur.

A laser diode, (LD), injection laser diode (ILD), or diode laser is a semiconductor device similar to a light-emitting diode in which a diode pumped directly with electrical current can create lasing conditions at the diode's junction.: 3 Laser diodes can directly convert electrical energy into light.

Driven by voltage, the doped p-n-transition allows for recombination of an electron with a hole. The pumping configuration coupled diode laser arrays to the laser rod through slits in a geometrically reflecting chamber using simple lenses. 50 W of diode lasers in the form of ten 5 W, 1 cm bars were used to pump 2 cm of a Nd: YAG rod.

[46] R. Wilhelm, D. Freiburg, M. Frede, D. Kracht, and C. Fallnich, Design and comparison of composite rod crystals for power scaling of diode end-pumped Nd:YAG lasers, Opt. Express 17 () – NEIL SADICK, LIAN SORHAINDO, in The Vein Book, Diode Lasers. The diode lasers utilize a wavelength of nm at 5 to millisecond duration, and have been indicated in the treatment of superficial leg telangiectasis and reticular veins.

This technology system with near infrared wavelengths allows deeper tissue penetration with decreased absorption of melanin. As diode laser costs decrease with increased production volume, diode laser and diode laser array pumped solid state lasers will replace the traditional flashlamp pumped Nd:YAG laser sources.

The use of laser diode array pumping of slab geometry lasers will allow efficient, high peak and average power solid state laser sources to be developed.

From the helical lamps used to pump the early Ruby lasers, to the linear arc and pulsed flashlamps used to pump Nd:YAG lasers, solid state laser Improved operation of Nd:YAG lasers using diode pumping book sources have improved steadily in power and efficiency.

The latest development is pumping solid state lasers with diode lasers and diode laser by: 1. I NTRODUCTION. Introduction of laser in dentistry, in the s, by Miaman,[] led to a continuous research in the various applications of lasers in dental are two scenarios, on the one hand there are hard lasers, such as, Carbon dioxide (CO 2), Neodymium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Nd: YAG), and Er:YAG, which offer both hard tissue and soft tissue applications, but have limitations.

These lasers exhibit free-running linewidths ranging from tens of kilohertz to several gigahertz and thus require wideband servo techniques for narrow linewidth operation [1]. Diode-laser-pumped monolithic solid-state lasers, on the other hand, can have free-running linewidths of a few kilohertz [2, 3], which makes them attractive candidates Cited by: 2.

What Types of Laser Diodes for Diode Pumping Exist. There are different types of laser diodes which can be used for diode pumping: • Low-power lasers (up to roughly mW) can be pumped with small edge-emitting laser diodes.

These exhibit a diffraction-limited beam quality and make it fairly easy to achieve the same for the solid-state laser.5/5(4).

The availability of high-power diode lasers as pumping sources for fiber lasers and improvements in fiber laser design have enabled power scaling of ytterbium (Yb 3+)-doped fiber lasers to output powers beyond 1 kW in cw operation with near diffraction-limited beam quality [8, 13].

Additionally, laser beam combination techniques are also used Author: Catherine Wandera. Diode Lasers and Photonic Integrated Circuits, Second Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of optical communication technology, its principles and theory, treating students as well as experienced engineers to an in-depth exploration of this lasers are still of significant importance in the areas of optical communication, storage, and sensing.

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NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL Monterey, California THESIS THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ND:YAG by Jin Won Jung June 2 LASER Th(3sis Ad 1 / i s o r: A. [12]. Typical overall efficiencies obtainable in krypton- pumped Nd:YAG lasers are between 2 and 3 percent, while that of the tungsten lamp is 1 to percent.

[13]. Krypton-arc pumped Nd:YAG lasers have currently the highest power, but for lower power applications, tungsten lamps have the advantage of simplicity and low cost. With the fully development and decreasing cost of AlGaAs diode lasers, diode lasers are the primary and ultra most preferred pump source in pumping ~2μm Tm 3+-doped fiber lasers at present.

The nm diode lasers pump Tm 3+ ions to the 3 H 4 level, which can lead to the advantageous cross relaxation process, greatly enhancing the quantum Cited by: 1. THOMAS RIESBECK, ENRICO RISSE, OLIVER MEHL, and HANS J.

Learn more about Chapter 4 - Multi-kilohertz Pulsed Laser Systems with High Beam Quality by Phase Conjugation in. An Ar-ion laser was used for side-pumping and a laser diode with an operation wavelength of nm was used for end-pumping.

b, Continuous-wave laser performance achieved in Cited by: This laser uses the same multimodule design approach as demonstrated in the W laser and provides for power delivery over a m length with a æm-core-diameter fiber.

The output beam quality for this unit is 15 mm-mrad-two to four times better than modern lamp-pumped Nd-YAG lasers at a similar power can provide via fiber delivery.

Nd-YAG Laser D. Dumitras. Year: Publisher: Intech. Language: english. Pages: ISBN lasers optical induced experimental adhesion bead aluminum Post a Review You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the. By devising a way to create p-type material, the team was able to form a p-n junction diode. When powered by a battery, this diode made the nanowires lase from their ends. Nanowire lasers could be smaller and lower cost, with higher power and shorter wavelength than.

Nd-YAG was a logical choice for diode pumping because of its strong pump line at nm, easily generated by GaAlAs, and the first commercial diode-pumped lasers were introduced inemitting mW cw.

Diode pumping was far more efficient than lamp pumping, and efficiently converted multimode diode output into a higher quality single Cited by: Figure 1: Schematic setup of an actively Q-switched laser.

The most common type is the actively Q-switched solid-state bulk -state gain media have a good energy storage capability, and bulk lasers allow for large mode areas (thus for higher pulse energies and peak powers) and shorter laser resonators (e.g.

compared with fiber lasers).The laser resonator contains an active Q switch. Ceramic laser materials have come a long way since the first demonstration of lasing in Improvements in powder synthesis and ceramic sintering as well as novel ideas have led to notable achievements.

These include the first Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) ceramic laser inbreaking the 1 KW mark in and then the remarkable demonstration of more than KW output power Cited by: However, most of our attention will be devoted to the common rod shape for lamp pumped solid state lasers and "microchips" for diode pumped solid state lasers.

Laser Materials - Ruby, Nd:YAG, Nd:YVO4, Nd:Glass The heart of any laser is the actual lasing medium which. Nd:YAG crystal, a value of % of the slope efficiency was determined, while for Nd:YVO 4 a slope efficiency of % was reported for a flat-flat resonator.

Improved slope efficiencies, up to 80% in Nd:YVO 4, were obtained using different pumping geometries or a direct pumping approach, i.e., pumping at or nm [17,18,19,20,21,22].Author: Catalina-Alice Brandus, Stefania Hau, Alin Broasca, Madalin Greculeasa, Flavius-Marian Voicu, Cristi.

KEYWORDS: Methane, Potassium, Continuous wave operation, Argon, Chemical species, Semiconductor lasers, Ionization, Diodes, Helium, Pulsed laser operation Read Abstract + We examined the performance of potassium diode pumped alkali laser (K DPAL) using He, Ar, Methane (CH4), Ethane (C2H6) and a mixture of He and CH4 as a buffer gas to provide.

Back to Sam's Laser FAQ Table of Contents.; Back to Diode Lasers Sub-Table of Contents. Basic Characteristics, Structure, Safety, Common Types Introduction to Diode Lasers and Laser Diodes Note: Throughout this document, we will use the terms 'laser diode' and 'diode laser' somewhat interchangeably although we will tend to use the term 'diode laser' when referring to a complete system or module.

The green pump light can be generated by frequency doubling a number of different infrared laser sources including flash-lamp-pumped Nd:glass lasers (high energy, low rep rate), diode-pumped Nd:YAG lasers (lower energy, high rep rate), or diode-pumped Yb:YAG lasers (high energy, medium rep rate).

A laser is a device that emits light (electromagnetic radiation) through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of term "laser" originated as an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.

[1] [2] The emitted laser light is notable for its high degree of spatial and temporal coherence, unattainable using other technologies. Commercially available diode lasers are operated immersed in liquid nitrogen (LN2, 77 K), in another cryo-fluid, or are cryo-cooled (77 K K) by conduction in all high-power (> W) applications.

The result is higher output power per diode chip area, higher conversion efficiency, lower cost per watt of laser power, longer lifetime, higher reliability, smaller thermal gradients inside the Cited by: Diodengepumpte Festkorperlaser: Praktische Losungsansatze fur das Longitudinale und transversale Pumpen im Dauerstrichbetrieb / Diode-Pumped Solid-State Lasers: Practical Elementary Solutions for Longitudinal and Transverse Pumping in Continuous Wave Operation.- Passive Q-Switching of Diode-Pumped Solid-State Laser with Cr4+:YAG-Crystals.- A.

This laser, using an active medium of Nd: YAG [2]. The great advance for dental lasers came in the mid s, with various laser types (Diode laser, Nd: YAG, Er, Cr: YSGG, Er: YAG, CO2) with corresponding wavelengths ( nm, nm, nm, nm, nm) becoming available to the dentists to address their needs for hard and soft.

A high-power semiconductor diode laser or array of semiconductor diode lasers (14) optically end-pumps a compact, tunable, solid-state laser (28) with a pumping beam (74) well-matched to the absorption bandwidth and mode volume (78) of the solid-state laser (28).

Tilted birefringent plates () positioned within the solid-state resonator cavity (16) are employed to control the spectral Cited by: Schweissen von AI-Legierungen mit gepulsten Nd:YAG-Lasern Welding Aluminium Alloys Using Pulsed Nd:YAG Lasers.- Nonisothermal Electron Behaviour in Injection Laser.- Lasing Characteristics of a 1, um Er3+ YAG Monolith Pumped at nm, nm and nm 4.

Active Electro-Optical Component Technologies. As has been described in Chapters 2 and 3, current and emerging active electro-optical (EO) sensing systems are implemented in many different require components such as lasers, detectors, optics, and processing techniques to generate photons, bounce them off targets, and transform detected photons into usable information.

The standard Ar ion laser in a confocal microscope was replaced with an intra-cavity frequency doubled Nd:YAG laser operating at nm. The fluorescence image quality suggests that excitation at nm could be preferable. Tunable, Narrow Linewidth, High Repetition Frequency Ce:LiCAF Lasers Pumped by the Fourth Harmonic of a Diode-Pumped Nd:YLF Laser for Ozone DIAL Measurements Viktor A.

Fromzel, Coorg R. Prasad, Karina B. Petrosyan, Yishinn Liaw, Mikhail A. Yakshin, Wenhui Shi, and Russell DeYoung 1 Science and Engineering Services, Inc. interest in solid-state lasers. Diode laser pumping provides dramatic improvements in efficiency, lifetime, size and other important laser characteristics.

For example, actively mode-locked diode-pumped Nd:YAG [89Mak1] and Nd:YLF [89Mak2, 90Kel1, 90Wei, 90Juh] lasers generated 7–12 ps .Search the leading research in optics and photonics applied research from SPIE journals, conference proceedings and presentations, and eBooks.Semiconductor lasers (diode laser): typically obtained using a p-n junction, pumping with an electrical current.

Semiconductor laser are versatile and can be found in several wavelengths covering the visible spectrum, the near-infrared (IR) and the by: 1.