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

Demonstration of a Hybrid Ho:YLF Ho:LuLF Slab Laser

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CSIR Convention Centre

CSIR Convention Centre

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


Mr M J Daniel Esser (CSIR National Laser Centre)


We present a continuous-wave slab laser utilising both Ho:YLF and Ho:LuLF as laser gain media. 30 W of output power at 2 µm was demonstrated in a stable concave-plane resonator while 13 W was achieved in a hybrid stable-unstable configuration when pumped with a high-power Tm:YLF slab laser.

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Mr M J Daniel Esser (CSIR National Laser Centre)


Dr Christoph Bollig (CSIR National Laser Centre) Mr Oliver Collett (CSIR National Laser Centre)

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