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Yb:CaGdAlO4 Thin-Disk Laser

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Abstract

We present the first demonstration of an Yb:CALGO thin-disk laser. In a slightly multimode configuration we obtained up to 30 W of average power at a slope efficiency of 40% and an optical-to-optical efficiency of 32%. With a single-mode cavity, an average power of 25 W was achieved. A tuning range from 1018 to 1052nm could be demonstrated by inserting a prism into the cavity. In Q-switched regime, we obtained 1 mJ of pulse energy at a repetition rate of 100 Hz.
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hal-00657873 , version 1 (09-01-2012)

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Sandrine Ricaud, Anael Jafrres, Pascal Loiseau, Bruno Viana, Birgit Weichelt, et al.. Yb:CaGdAlO4 Thin-Disk Laser. Optics Letters, 2011, 36 (21), pp.4134-4136. ⟨hal-00657873⟩
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