Publications & Presentations

ASSP 2003: High-power, high-energy diode-pumped Tm:YLF-Ho:YLF laser

Alex Dergachev, and Peter F. Moulton Q-Peak, Inc. 135 South Road, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730 Tel.: (781) 275-9535, FAX: (781) 275-9726 E-mail: dergachev@qpeak.com Acknowledgements: Lockheed Martin Laser Ultrasonic Technology Center

Motivation

  • ‰Development of a 2-µm laser source:
  • High-energy (up to 100 mJ)
  • High repetition rate (100-400 Hz)
  • High beam quality (TEMoo)
  • ‰Possible applications :
  • Pump source for other IR lasers
  • Industrial
  • Military

Motivation

  • ‰Development of a 2-µm laser source:
  • High-energy (up to 100 mJ)
  • High repetition rate (100-400 Hz)
  • High beam quality (TEMoo)
  • ‰Possible applications :
  • Pump source for other IR lasers
  • Industrial
  • Military

CLEO 2004: High power CW Tm:YLF laser with a holographic output coupler

Alex Dergachev, and Peter F. Moulton Q-Peak, Inc. 135 South Road, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730 E-mail: dergachev@qpeak.com VadimSmirnov Light Processing and Technology, Inc., 4028 Laurel Branch Lane, Orlando, Florida, 32817 Leonid Glebov School of Optics CREOL, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 162700, Orlando, Florida, 32816 Acknowledgements: Lockheed Martin Corp., Laser Ultrasonic Technology Center

Motivation

  • ‰Develop a 2-µm laser system to pump OPO: •High-energy (up to 100 mJ)
    •High repetition rate (100-1000 Hz)
    •High beam quality (TEMoo)
  • ‰Immediate applications:
    •Complete system with OPO => Laser ultrasonics
    •High energy, high rep. rate Ho-laser: -Pump source for OPOs
    -Industrial -Military

Motivation

  • ‰Develop a 2-µm laser system to pump OPO: •High-energy (up to 100 mJ)
    •High repetition rate (100-1000 Hz)
    •High beam quality (TEMoo)
  • ‰Immediate applications:
    •Complete system with OPO => Laser ultrasonics
    •High energy, high rep. rate Ho-laser: -Pump source for OPOs
    -Industrial -Military

PW 2005: High-power, high-energy, high-repetition-rate 2050-nm Ho:YLF laser

Alex Dergachev, Peter F. Moulton Q-Peak, Inc. 135 South Road, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730 E-mail: dergachev@qpeak.com Thomas E. Drake Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company One Lockheed Blvd. MZ 6852 Bldg.4 22C, Fort Worth, TX 76108

Motivation

  • Development of a 2-µm laser source:
    • High-energy (> 200 mJ)
    • High repetition rate (200-1000 Hz)
    • High beam quality (TEM00 )
  • Immediate applications:
    • Pump source for OPOs
    • Lidar
    • Medical, industrial, military

Motivation

  • Development of a 2-µm laser source:
    • High-energy (> 200 mJ)
    • High repetition rate (200-1000 Hz)
    • High beam quality (TEM00 )
  • Immediate applications:
    • Pump source for OPOs
    • Lidar
    • Medical, industrial, military

SSDLTR 2005: High-Power, Tm-Fiber-Laser-Pumped, Ho:YLF Laser

Alex Dergachev, Peter F. Moulton Q-Peak, Inc. Thomas E. Drake Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Solid State Lasers Session #1 June 8, 2005 SSDLTR 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Motivation
• Development of a 2050-nm laser source:
– High-energy (> 200 mJ)
– High repetition rate (200-1000 Hz)
– High beam quality (TEMoo )
• Immediate applications:
• Pump source for OPOs
• Industrial
• Military

Motivation
• Development of a 2050-nm laser source:
– High-energy (> 200 mJ)
– High repetition rate (200-1000 Hz)
– High beam quality (TEMoo )
• Immediate applications:
• Pump source for OPOs
• Industrial
• Military

ASSP 2005: High-power, high-energy Ho:YLF laser pumped with Tm:fiber laser

Alex Dergachev, Peter F. Moulton Q-Peak, Inc. Thomas E. Drake Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Solid State Lasers Session #1 June 8, 2005 SSDLTR 2005 Los Angeles, CA

Motivation
• Development of a 2050-nm laser source:
– High-energy (> 200 mJ)
– High repetition rate (200-1000 Hz)
– High beam quality (TEMoo) • Immediate applications:
• Pump source for OPOs
• Industrial
• Military

Motivation
• Development of a 2050-nm laser source:
– High-energy (> 200 mJ)
– High repetition rate (200-1000 Hz)
– High beam quality (TEMoo) • Immediate applications:
• Pump source for OPOs
• Industrial
• Military