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Chin. Phys. B, 2021, Vol. 30(8): 084208    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/ac0694

A 37 mJ, 100 Hz, high energy single frequency oscillator

Yu Shen(申玉)1,2,†, Yong Bo(薄勇)1,2, Nan Zong(宗楠)1,2, Shenjin Zhang(张申金)1,2,‡, Qinjun Peng(彭钦军)1,2, and Zuyan Xu(许祖彦)1,2
1 Research Center for Laser Physics and Technology, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China;
2 Key Laboratory of Solid State Laser, Key Laboratory of Function Crystal and Laser Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Abstract  Ways on energy enhancement for single frequency oscillator are reported in this paper. By quantitative analysis on gain and loss coefficients for each cavity mode with inserted etalons, a 37 mJ, 100 Hz high energy single-frequency Nd:YAG oscillator is obtained. The pulse energy is promoted by enhancement of nearly 7 times for a single frequency oscillator reported. The result proves that this method does help for energy enhancement. It has attractive potential for high energy single frequency oscillator design, especially on condition of intensive side pumped or long cavity laser, where strong competitors exist and are hard to be suppressed.
Keywords:  Nd:YAG laser      high pulse energy      single frequency oscillator  
Received:  02 May 2021      Revised:  27 May 2021      Accepted manuscript online:  29 May 2021
PACS:  42.55.-f (Lasers)  
  42.60.-v (Laser optical systems: design and operation)  
  42.60.Da (Resonators, cavities, amplifiers, arrays, and rings)  
Fund: Project supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11504389) and the Funds of Key Lab of Function Crystal and Laser Technology, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Corresponding Authors:  Yu Shen, Shenjin Zhang     E-mail:;

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Yu Shen(申玉), Yong Bo(薄勇), Nan Zong(宗楠), Shenjin Zhang(张申金), Qinjun Peng(彭钦军), and Zuyan Xu(许祖彦) A 37 mJ, 100 Hz, high energy single frequency oscillator 2021 Chin. Phys. B 30 084208

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