cw dual-wavelength operation of a diode-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser

Yung-Fu Chen*

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A dual-wavelength continuous wave (cw) diode-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser that generates simultaneous laser action at the wavelengths 1064 nm and 1342 nm is demonstrated. The optimum oscillation condition for the simultaneous dual-wavelength operation in a diode-end-pumped solid-state laser has been derived. The relationship between the laser cavity and the output stability is also studied. Experimental results show that the stability of the output power at the two wavelengths could be enhanced by use of a three-mirror cavity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-478
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Physics B: Lasers and Optics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000

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