27 September 2010 to 1 October 2010
CSIR Convention Centre
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Multi pass 1.9 um Tm:YLF slab laser pump source

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR, Pretoria
Poster Track C - Lasers, Optics and Spectroscopy


Dr Hencharl Johan Strauss (CSIR (National Laser Centre))


A novel multi-pass Tm:YLF laser was demonstrated with an improvement in efficiency, footprint and cost over two diode stack pumped, single pass systems. We report 100 W of output power from 261 W of incident diode pump power with a slope efficiency of 44%.

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Dr Hencharl Johan Strauss (CSIR (National Laser Centre))


Dr Christoph Bollig (CSIR (National Laser Centre)) Mr Cobus Jacobs (CSIR (National Laser Centre)) Mr Dieter Preussler (CSIR (National Laser Centre)) Mr Kwanele Nyangaza (CSIR (National Laser Centre)) Mr Oliver Collett (CSIR (National Laser Centre)) Mr Shaun Burd (University of the Witwatersrand) Mr Wayne Koen (CSIR (National Laser Centre))

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