Spontaneous Mathieu-Gauss mode oscillation in laser-diode-pumped Nd: YAG ceramic lasers

Keisuke Tokunaga, Shu Chun Chu, Hsin Ying Hsiao, Takayuki Ohtomo, Kenju Otsuka

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Abstract

Mathieu-Gauss mode oscillations were observed in micro-grained isotropic Nd:YAG microchip ceramic lasers with azimuth laser diode pumping. The effect of fluorescence anisotropy or thermal birefringence on these pattern formations is discussed for several laser materials.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 2009 Aug 302009 Sep 3

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period09-08-3009-09-03

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Tokunaga, K., Chu, S. C., Hsiao, H. Y., Ohtomo, T., & Otsuka, K. (2009). Spontaneous Mathieu-Gauss mode oscillation in laser-diode-pumped Nd: YAG ceramic lasers. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim, CLEOPR 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).