Solar-pumped laser

Head of research    Dawei Liang

http://www.cefitec.fct.unl.pt/lasers

OBJECTIVES

To largely enhance present-day solar-pumped laser collection efficiency and its beam quality

MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS

The most efficient solar-pumped lasers

NEWS BREAKS:” 1064nm solar laser achieves record power output and efficiency” our most efficient 1064nm solar laser was reported by Senior Editor Gail Overton

Laser Focus World

http://digital.laserfocusworld.com/laserfocusworld/201612?sub_id=T2n5brVOAT8f&u1=DA1216&pg=9#pg9

Our publication “Solar-pumped Nd:YAG laser with 31.5 W/m2 multimode and 7.9 W/m2 TEM00-mode collection efficiencies” was selected as a Key Scientific Article contributing to the excellence in energy research.

Renewable Energy Global Innovations

https://reginnovations.org/key-scientific-articles/most-efficient-continuous-wave-1064nm-solar-laser-emission-laboratory/

The fisrt fundamental-mode solar-pumped lasers by Fresnel lens

http://www.laserfocusworld.com/articles/print/volume-49/issue-12/world-news/novel-lasers-solar-pumped-nd-yag-lasers-getting-brighter.htm

The first fundamental-mode solar-pumped lasers by heliostat-parabolic mirror solar energy collection and concentration system

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092702481400662X 

 Efficient pumping approaches for Cr:Nd:YAG solar-pumped lasers

http://reginnovations.org/key-scientific-articles/side-pumped-continuous-wave-crndyag-ceramic-solar-laser/

New concepts in solar-pumped disk lasers

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/spotlight/summary.cfm?uri=ao-51-26-6382

 

The first heliostat-parabolic mirror solar energy collection and concentration system in Portugal