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Title: Multimode-diode-pumped gas (alkali-vapor) laser

Abstract

We report the first demonstration of a multimode-diode-pumped gas laser--Rb vapor operating on the 795 nm resonance transition. Peak output of {approx}1 Watt was obtained using a volume-Bragg-grating stabilized pump diode array. The laser's output radiance exceeded the pump radiance by a factor greater than 2000. Power scaling (by pumping with larger diode arrays) is therefore possible.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
883621
Report Number(s):
UCRL-JRNL-214842
Journal ID: ISSN 0146-9592; OPLEDP; TRN: US200615%%185
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Optics Letters; Journal Volume: 31; Journal Issue: 3
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; LASERS; PUMPING; RESONANCE

Citation Formats

Page, R H, Beach, R J, and Kanz, V K. Multimode-diode-pumped gas (alkali-vapor) laser. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Page, R H, Beach, R J, & Kanz, V K. Multimode-diode-pumped gas (alkali-vapor) laser. United States.
Page, R H, Beach, R J, and Kanz, V K. Mon . "Multimode-diode-pumped gas (alkali-vapor) laser". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/883621.
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