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    • Thermo-optical effects in high-power end-pumped vanadate lasers 

      Strauss, Hencharl Johan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The output power of end-pumped lasers is mainly limited by thermal effects in the bulk crystal gain material. The thermal effects either fracture the crystal or cause degradation in the laser beam quality ...