Tamuri, Abd Rahman and Mat Daud, Yaacob and Bidin, Noriah (2010) Optimization of output Q-Switched Nd:YAG laser based on switching time. In: Progress of Physics Research in Malaysia, PERFIK2009, 7–9 December 2009, Malacca, Malaysia.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3469615
This paper reports the optimization of output Q-switch Nd:YAG. A free running Nd:YAG laser was employed as source of light. KD*P crystal was utilized as a Pockels cell. Avalanche transistor pulser was designed to switch a high voltage power supply. The switching time was conducted via a control unit based PIC16F84A microcontroller. The pulser was able to switch the voltage within 3 ns. The optimum switching time of Q-switching is obtained at 182.34 µs. The corresponding laser output is 40 mJ with pulse duration of 25 ns.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||gas lasers, Q-switching, optical pumping, optical polarisers, digital storage oscilloscopes|
|Deposited By:||Liza Porijo|
|Deposited On:||29 Aug 2012 10:36|
|Last Modified:||29 Aug 2012 10:40|
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