Technical Publications
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Technical Publications

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Mid-IR Lasers
Efficient 1.5 W CW and 9 mJ quasi-CW TEM00 mode operation of a compact diode-laser-pumped 2.94 μm Er:YAG laser

Mid-infrared laser spectroscopy using a tunable gain-switched Cr2+:ZnSe laser

Nd:YAG Lasers
Efficient TEM00-mode Operation of a Laser-Diode Side-Pumped Nd:YAG Laser

Observation of Thermal Lensing Due to Near-Gaussian Pump Energy Deposition in A Laser-Diode Side-Pumped Nd:YAG Laser

Passive Q-switching
2.4-ns pulse generation in a solid-state passively Q‑switched laser-diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser

Temporal criterion for single-frequency operation of passively Q‑switched lasers

Atypical behavior of Cr:YAG passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4 microlasers at high-pumping rates

High-power, passively Q-switched microlaser-power amplifier system

Passively Q-switched lasers: short pulse duration, single frequency sources for laser ranging and altimetry

Passively Q-switched microlaser performance in the presence of pump-induced bleaching of the saturable absorber

Tunable Lasers
Room-Temperature Operation of a Co:MgF2 Laser

Threshold Analysis of Pulsed Lasers with Application to a Room-
Temperature Co:MgF2 laser

High Energy Operation of a Co:MgF2 Laser

Single-frequency operation of a Cr:YAG laser from 1332‑nm to 1554-nm

LIDAR and Optical Parametric Oscillators
Development of advanced solid-state lasers for lidar (1997)

Tandem OPO Source Generating 1.5‑10 mm Wavelengths (1996)

Multi-wavelength, 1.5-10mm Tunable, Tandem OPO (1999)