Numéro
J. Phys. IV France
Volume 01, Numéro C7, Décembre 1991
2nd International Conference
Laser M2P
Page(s) C7-17 - C7-22
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/jp4:1991704
2nd International Conference
Laser M2P

J. Phys. IV France 01 (1991) C7-17-C7-22

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1991704

MATERIALS FOR DIODE PUMPED SOLID STATE LASERS

L.L. CHASE, L.E. DAVIS, W.F. KRUPKE and S.A. PAYNE

University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P.O. Box 5508, L-490 Livermore, CA 94550, USA


Abstract
The advantages of semiconductor diode lasers and laser arrays as pump sources for solid state lasers are reviewed. The properties desired for solid state laser media for various diode pumping applications are discussed, and the characteristics of several promising media are summarized.



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