J. Neumann
S. Hahn
R. Huß
R. Wilhelm
M. Frede
D. Kracht
P. Peuser

Compact, Highly Efficient, Passively Q-Switched Nd:YAG MOPA for Spaceborne Bepi Colombo Laser-Altimeter

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS)
21.-26. Mai
Long Beach
Type: Konferenzbeitrag
An end-pumped passively Q-switched Nd:YAG MOPA with a pulse energy of 52mJ, a 2.8ns-pulse duration and a M²∫1.2 is presented. Its optical-to-optical efficiency of 24\% and temperature insensitivity is suitable for spaceborne altimetry.