Abstract

Despite the very similar spectroscopic properties, efficient lasing in the thin-disk laser set-up has not been possible for highly doped Yb:YAG single crystals so far, whereas 20% Yb:YAG ceramics display a 60.6% slope efficiency.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

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