External cavity diamond Raman laser at 2.52 μm

Demetriou, Giorgos and Savitski, Vasili and Kemp, Alan (2018) External cavity diamond Raman laser at 2.52 μm. In: Advanced Solid State Lasers 2018. OSA - The Optical Society, Boston, MA. ISBN 978-1-943580-48-4

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    Abstract

    An external-cavity diamond Raman laser at 2.52 μm, pumped by a home-built Tm:YLF laser, is reported. The maximum output pulse energy is 1.1 mJ for 4.74 mJ incidence yielding a total conversion efficiency of 23%.The slope efficiency is 49% and the Raman pulse duration is between 23-26 ns for 42 ns pump pulse duration.