J. Phys. IV France 04 (1994) C4-301-C4-304
Laser diode end-pumped cw BaLaGa3O7:Nd laserW. RYBA-ROMANOWSKI1, I. SOKÒLSKA1, S. GO[MATH]AB1, M. BERKOWSKI2, S. KÜCK3 and J.P. MEYN3
1 Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
2 Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
3 Institut für Laser Physik, Hamburg, Germany
Laser diode end pumped CW laser action in disordered crystal BaLaGa3O7:Nd (BLGO:Nd) has been investigated. Optical slope efficiency exceeding 50% has been recorded. The process of excited state absorption in this material has been discussed.
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