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Thermal Effects and Inversion Density in Yb:YAG Thin-Disk Lasers – Examination of Nonlinear Losses in Single Crystals and Ceramics

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At high outcoupling transmissions strong heat is generated in Yb:YAG thin-disk lasers. Its impact on the inversion density in the laser is evaluated, revealing a nonlinear loss process that reduces laser efficiency.

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