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

High-power diode-end-pumped Tm:YLF slab laser delivering 189 W at 1890 nm

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

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


Mr Wayne Koen (CSIR National Laser Centre)


We present a high-power Tm:YLF slab laser double-end-pumped by two 300 W laser diode stacks. The resonator was designed such that the laser emitted at 1890 nm instead of the conventional operating wavelength of 1912 nm. At full incident pump power it delivered up to 189 W of stable output.

Primary author

Mr Wayne Koen (CSIR National Laser Centre)


Dr Christoph Bollig (CSIR National Laser Centre) Mr Daniel Esser (CSIR National Laser Centre) Dr Hencharl Strauss (CSIR National Laser Centre)

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