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Nd : KGd(WO4)(2) laser at 1.35 mu m passively Q-switched with V3+: YAG crystal and PbS-doped glass

Zolotovskaya, S A and Savitski, Vasili and Gaponenko, M S and Malyarevich, A M and Yumashev, K V and Demchuk, M I and Raaben, H and Zhilin, A A and Nejezchleb, K (2006) Nd : KGd(WO4)(2) laser at 1.35 mu m passively Q-switched with V3+: YAG crystal and PbS-doped glass. Optical Materials, 28 (8-9). pp. 919-924. ISSN 0925-3467

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Abstract

Comparative study of passive Q-switching operation of a diode-pumped 1.35-mu m Nd:KGd(WO4)(2) laser using PbS-doped glass and V3+: YAG crystal has been carried out. V3+:YAG saturable absorber outperforms PbS-doped glass one in output power (45 mW over 12.5 mW) and Q-switching efficiency (47% over 13%). PbS-doped glass provides shorter Q-switched pulses (50 ns) than V3+ YAG crystal saturable absorber (90 ns). (C) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.