Armenian Journal of Physics


Khaydarov, John and Shchegrov, Andrei and Essaian, Stepan and Nemet, Greg and Soghomonyan, Suren and Simonyan, Mkhitar and Danielyan, Hakob and Gabrielyan, Gevorg (2009) HIGH-EFFICIENCY GREEN LASER SOURCE FOR COMPACT PROJECTORS. Armenian Journal of Physics, 2 (1). pp. 55-59. ISSN 1829-1171

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Compact and efficient green lasers are of high interest to consumer electronics applications such as handheld and pocket projectors. Since direct green laser sources are not available, a number of second-harmonic-based approaches have been proposed recently. However, challenges in low-efficiency and high-cost structure have not been successfully overcome yet. We demonstrate a novel green laser source based on the monolithic cavity microchip laser platform. The use of our highly efficient, periodically poled MgO-doped Lithium Niobate as the frequency doubler allows obtaining significant increase in the overall efficiency of the green microchip laser. Specifically, we demonstrate 200 mW green output with >10% wall-plug efficiency in the 35°C temperature range.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Physics > 07.Instruments, apparatus, components common to several branches of physics
Physics > 42.Optics
ID Code:102
Deposited By:Prof. Vladimir Aroutiounian
Deposited On:09 Apr 2009 19:28
Last Modified:02 Oct 2013 05:43

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