Passively Q-switched self-frequency doubling Nd3+:Ca4GdO(BO3)3 laser with Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber

Shengzhi Zhao, Jiyang Wang, Jia'an Zheng, Lei Chen, Xingyu Zhang, Qingpu Wang, Qidi Zhang, Shujun Zhang, Shaojun Zhang, Lianke Sun, Huanchu Chen

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Nd3+:Ca4GdO(BO3)3, known as Nd:GdCOB, is a new self-frequency doubling laser crystal. Using Cr4+:YAG as passive Q-switch laser running at 0.53 μm with the Nd:GdCOB crystal is realized. The pulse width, single pulse energy and repetition rate under different small-signal transmission of Cr4+:YAG and different pump conditions are measured and the numerical solutions of the coupling wave rate equations agree with the experimental results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-53
Number of pages4
JournalGuangxue Xuebao/Acta Optica Sinica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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