Journal papers

T. Taira, A. Mukai, Y. Nozawa, and T. Kobayashi, "Singlemode
oscillation of laserdiodepumped Nd:YVO4 microchip lasers",
Opt. Lett., vol. 16, no. 24, pp. 19551957 (1991).

T. Taira, T. Sasaki, and T. Kobayashi, "Polarization control
of the Qswitch solidstate lasers with Intracavity SHG
crystals", IEICE Transactions CI, vol. J74CI, no. 10, pp.
331339 (1991). (in Japanese); Electronics and Communications in
Japan, Pt. 2, vol. 75, no. 6, pp. 112 (1992).

T. Taira, H. Ogishi, and T. Kobayash, "Single mode oscillation
of pulsed solid state lasers by a cross polarization method of
injection seeding," Kogaku, vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 730735 (1992).
(in Japanese)

T. Taira, H. Ogishi, and T. Kobayash, "Single mode selection
method of pulsed lasers by injection seeding," IEICE
Transactions CI, vol. J75CI, no. 6, pp. 415421 (1992). (in
Japanese); Electronics and Communications in Japan, part. 2,
vol. 76, No.2, pp. 2330 (1993).

T. Taira and T. Kobayashi, "Qswitching and frequency doubling
of solidstate lasers by a single intracavity KTP crystal, "
IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 800804 (1994).

G. C. Bowkett, G. W. Baxter, D. J. Booth, T. Taira, H.
Teranishi, and T. Kobayashi, "Singlemode 1.34µm Nd:YVO4
microchip laser with cw Ti:sapphire and diodelaser pumping",
Opt. Lett., vol. 19, no. 13, pp. 957959 (1994).

T. Taira and T. Kobayashi, "Intracavity frequency doubling and
Qswitching in diodelaserpumped Nd:YVO4 lasers," Appl. Opt.,
vol. 34, no. 21, pp. 42984301 (1995).

T. Taira, W.M. Tulloch, R.L. Byer, and T. Kobayashi, "Single
axialmode oscillation of a coupled cavity Yb:YAG laser," OSA
TOPS on Advanced SolidState Lasers, vol. 1, pp. 1415 (1996).

T. Taira, T. Suzudo, and T. Kobayshi, "Design method of
efficient, diode endpumped solidstate lasers using M2 factor,"
The Review of Laser Engineering, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 360366
(1996). (in Japanese)

T. Taira, W.M. Tulloch, and R.L. Byer, T. Kobayashi, "Single
axial mode operation of resonantly pumped Yb:YAG microchip
lasers," IEICE Transactions CI, vol. J79CI, no. 5, pp.
138144 (1996). (in Japanese); Electronics and Communications in
Japan, Pt. 2, vol. 79, no. 12, pp. 6470 (1996).

T. Kobayashi, Y. Enomoto, D. Hua, C. Galvez and T. Taira, "A
compact, eyesafe lidar based on optical parametric
oscillators," in Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with
Lidar, A. Ansman, R. Neuber, P. Rairoux, and U. Wandinger, eds.
(Springer, 1997), pp. 11–14.

T. Itoh, T. Taira, and T. Kobayashi, "Qswitching and mode
selection of coupledcavity Er,Yb:glass lasers," Jpn. J. Appl.
Phys., vol. 36, pp. L206208 (1997).

T. Taira, W. M. Tulloch, and R. L. Byer, "Modeling of
quasithreelevel lasers and operation of CW Yb:YAG lasers,"
Appl. Opt., vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 18671874 (1997).

T. Taira, J. Saikawa, T. Kobayashi, and R. L. Byer, "Modeling
of endpumped quasithreelevel lasers by using a M2 factor and
cw operation of tunable Yb:YAG miniature lasers," OSA TOPS on
Advanced SolidState Lasers, vol. 10, pp. 189191 (1997).

T. Taira, J. Saikawa, T. Kobayshi, and R. L. Byer,
"Diodepumped tunable Yb:YAG miniature laser at room
temperature: Modeling and experiment," IEEE Journal of Selected
Topics in Quantum Electrons, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 100104 (1997).

T. Ito, T. Taira, T. Kobayashi, "Output characteristics of
coupledcavity Qswitched Er,Yb:Glass lasers," The Review of
Laser Engineering, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 272276 (1998). (in
Japanese)

T. Taira, J. Saikawa, E. Yamaguchi, T. Kobayashi, and R. L.
Byer, "Intracavity frequency doubled Yb:YAG miniature laser,"
OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Lasers, vol. 19, pp. 119121
(1998).

T. Taira, N. Pavel, M. Furuhata, M. Ohtaka, T. Kobayashi, and
H. Ito, "Design of longitudinallypumped solidstate lasers by
using M2 pumpbeam factor," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState
Lasers, vol. 19, pp. 411414 (1998).

T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K. Yoshida, "Diodepumped Nd:YAG
ceramics lasers," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Lasers,
vol.19, no. 3, pp. 430432 (1998).

N. Pavel, M. Furuhata, and T. Taira, "Highefficiency
longitudinallypumped miniature Nd:YVO4 laser," Optics &
Laser Tech., vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 275280 (1998).

N. Pavel, S. Kurimura, and T. Taira, "Design criteria for
optimization of fibercoupled diode longitudinallypumped lasers
using pumpbeam M2 factor," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState
Lasers, vol. 26, pp. 253259 (1999).

T. Taira, S. Kurimura, J. Saikawa, A. Ikesue, and K. Yoshida,
"Highly trivalent neodymium ion doped YAG ceramic for microchip
lasers," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Lasers, vol. 26, pp.
212215 (1999).

N. Pavel and T. Taira, "Pumpbeam M2 factor approximation for
design of diode fibercoupled endpumped lasers," Opt. Eng.,
vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 18061813 (1999). Cover page

I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, Y. Sato, T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K.
Yoshida, "Optical properties and laser oscillation of highly
neodymiumdoped YAG ceramics," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState
Lasers, vol. 34, pp. 475479 (2000).

J. Saikawa, S. Kurimura, N. Pavel, I. Shoji, and T. Taira,
"Performance of widely tunable Yb:YAG microchip lasers," OSA
TOPS on Advanced SolidState Lasers, vol. 34, pp. 106111
(2000).

A. Ikesue, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and K. Yoshida,
"Highperformance microchip lasers using polycrystalline Nd:YAG
ceramics, " J. Ceram. Soc. Japan, vol. 108, no. 4, pp. 428430
(2000).

I. Shoji, Y. Sato, S. Kurimura, T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K.
Yoshida, "Optical properties and laser characteristics of highly
Nd3+doped Y3Al5O12 ceramics," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 77 no. 7,
pp. 939941 (2000).

N. Pavel, J. Saikawa, and T. Taira, "Radialpumped microchip
highpower composite Yb:YAG laser: design and power
characteristics," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol. 40, pt. 1, no. 1,
pp. 146152 (2001).

N. Pavel, J. Saikawa, S. Kurimura, and T. Taira, "High average
power diode endpumped composite Nd:YAG laser passively
Qswitched by Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.,
vol. 40, pt. 1, no. 3A, pp. 12531259 (2001).

N. Senguttuvan, N. Kidokoro, K. Ootsuka, M. Ishii, M.
Kobayashi, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and S. Kurimura, "Crystal growth
and optical properties of Bi4Si3O12:Nd," J. Crystal Growth, vol.
229, pp. 188192 (2001).

Y. Sato, I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, T. Taira, N. Senguttuvan, M.
Ishii, and M. Kobayashi, "Optical absorption and emission
spectroscopy of Nd:Bi4Si3O12 grown by Bridgman method," OSA
Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol. 50, pp. 6771 (2001).

N. Pavel, J. Saikawa, and T. Taira, "Intracavity frequency
doubling of a diodepumped Nd:YAG laser passively Qswitched by
Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber," OSA Trends in Optics and
Photonics, vol. 50, pp. 246252 (2001).

I. Shoji, Y. Sato, S. Kurimura, V. Lupei, T. Taira, A. Ikesue,
and K. Yoshida, "Thermal birefringence in Nd:YAG ceramics," OSA
Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol. 50, pp. 273278 (2001).

Y. Sato, I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue,
"Spectroscopic properties of Neodymiumdoped Y2O3 ceramics," OSA
Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol. 50, pp. 417421 (2001).

V. Lupei, A. Lupei, N. Pavel, T. Taira, I. Shoji, and A.
Ikesue, "Laser emission under resonant pump in the emitting
level of concentrated Nd:YAG ceramics," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol.
79, pp. 590592 (2001).

V. Lupei, T. Taira, A. Lupei, N. Pavel, I. Shoji, and A.
Ikesue, "Spectroscopy and laser emission under hot band resonant
pump in highly doped Nd:YAG ceramics," Opt. Commun., vol. 195,
pp. 225232 (2001).

N. Pavel, J. Saikawa, and T. Taira, "Diode endpumped
passively Qswitched Nd:YAG laser intracavity frequency doubled
by LBO crystal," Opt. Commun., vol. 195, pp. 233240 (2001).

V. Lupei, A. Lupei, S. Georgescu, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and A.
Ikesue, "The effect of Nd concentration on the spectroscopic and
emission decay properties of highly doped Nd:YAG ceramics,"
Phys. Rev. B, vol. 64, 092102 (2001.9).

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Laser emission in
highlydoped Nd:YAG crystals under 4F5/2 and 4F3/2 pumping,"
Opt. Lett., vol. 26, no. 21, pp. 16781680 (2001).

V. Lupei, A. Lupei, N. Pavel, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue,
"Comparative investigation of spectroscopic and laser emission
characteristics under direct 885nm pump of concentrated Nd:YAG
ceramics and crystals," Appl. Phys. B, vol. 73, Issue 7, pp.
757762 (2001).

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Highly efficient laser
emission in concentrated Nd:YVO4 components under direct pumping
into the emitting level," Opt. Commun., vol. 201, pp. 431435
(2002).

J. Saikawa, S. Kurimura, I. Shoji, and T. Taira, "Tunable
frequencydoubled Yb:YAG microchip lasers," Opt. Mater., vol.
19, no. 1, pp. 169174 (2002).

I. Shoji, Y. Sato, S. Kurimura, V. Lupei, T. Taira, A. Ikesue,
and K. Yoshida, "Thermalbirefringenceinduced depolarization in
Nd:YAG ceramics," Opt. Lett., vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 234236
(2002).

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Efficient laser Emission in
concentrated Nd laser materials under pumping into the emitting
level," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 240245
(2002).

V. Lupei, A. Lupei, S. Georgescu, B. Diaconescu, T. Taira, Y.
Sato, S. Kurimura, and A. Ikesue, "Highresolution spectroscopy
and emission decay in concentrated Nd:YAG ceramics," J. Opt.
Soc. Am. B, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 360368 (2002).

I. Shoji and T. Taira, "Intrinsic reduction of the
depolarization loss in solidstate lasers by use of a (110)cut
Y3 Al5O12 crystal," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 80, no. 17, pp.
30483050 (2002).

T. Dascalu, T. Taira and N. Pavel, "Diode edgepumped
microchip composite Yb:YAG laser," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol. 41,
pt. 2, no. 6A, pp. L606L608 (2002) Express Letter.

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "1064nm laser emission of
highly doped Nd: yttrium aluminum garnet under 885nm diode
laser pumping," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 80, no. 23, pp.
43094311 (2002).

N.E. Yu, J.H. Ro, M. Cha, S. Kurimura, and T. Taira,
"Broadband quasiphasematched second harmonic generation in
MgOdoped periodically poled LiNbO3 at the communications band,"
Opt. Lett., vol. 27, no. 12, pp. 10461048 (2002).

I. Shoji and T. Taira, "Drastic reduction of depolarization
resulting from thermally induced birefringence by use of a
(110)cut YAG crystal," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, vol.
68, pp. 521525 (2002).

V. Lupei, N. Pavel and T. Taira, "Highly efficient
continuouswave 946nm Nd:YAG laser emission under direct 885nm
pumping," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 81, no. 15, pp. 26772679
(2002).

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Spectroscopic properties of
neodymiumdoped yttrium orthovanadate single crystals with
highresolution measurement," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol. 41, pt.
1, no. 10, pp. 59996002 (2002).

T. Dascalu, T. Taira and N. Pavel, "100W
quasicontinuouslywave diode radial pumped microchip composite
Yb:YAG laser," Opt. Lett., vol. 27, no. 20, pp. 17911793
(2002).

Y. Sato, T. Taira, N. Pavel and V. Lupei, "Laser operation
with near quantumdefect slope efficiency in Nd:YVO4 under
direct pumping into the emitting level," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol.
82, no. 6 pp. 844846 (2003).

H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, S. Kurimura, J.H. Ro, and M. Cha,
"Periodic poling in 3mmthick MgO:LiNbO3 crystals," Jpn. J.
Appl. Phys., vol. 42, pt. 2, no. 2A, pp. L108L110 (2003).

N.E. Yu, S. Kurimura, K. Kitamura, J.H. Ro, M. Cha, S.
Ashihara, T. Shimura, K. Kuroda, and T. Taira, "Efficient
frequency doubling of a femtosecond pulse with simultaneous
groupvelocity matching and quasi phase matching in periodically
poled, MgOdoped lithium niobate," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 82,
no. 20, 19 May pp. 33883390 (2003).

A. Lupei, V. Lupei, T. Taira, Y. Sato, A. Ikesue, C. Gheorghe,
"Energy transfer processes of Nd3+ in Y2O3 ceramic," J.
Luminescence., vol. 102103, pp. 7276 (2003.5).

J. Saikawa, and T. Taira, "Secondharmonic nonlinear mirror CW
mode locking in Yb:YAG microchip lasers," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.
vol. 42, part 2, no. 6B, 15 June, pp. L649L651 (2003).

H. Ishizuki, I. Shoji, and T. Taira, "Periodical poling
characteristics of congruent MgO:LiNbO3 crystals at elevated
temperature," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 82, no. 23, 9 June, pp.
40624064 (2003).

Y. Sato, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Laser oscillation with more
than 80% slope efficiency in Nd:YVO4 under direct pumping into
the emitting level," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics. vol.
83, pp. 4650 (2003).

T. Dascalu, T. Taira, and N. Pavel, "Diode edgepumped high
power microchip composite Yb:YAG laser," OSA Trends in Optics
and Photonics, vol. 83, pp. 231234 (2003).

H. Ishizuki, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and S. Kurimura, "Periodical
poling characteristics of 5mol% MgOdoped congruent LiNbO3
crystals at elevated temperature," OSA Trends in Optics and
Photonics, vol. 83, pp. 248253 (2003).

N. Pavel, I. Shoji, T. Taira, M. Iwai, T. Yoshino, S.
Yamaguchi, and M. Imaeda, "Highpower blue generation in a
periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 ridgetype waveguide by frequency
doubling of a diode endpumped Nd:YAG laser," OSA Trends in
Optics and Photonics, vol. 83, pp. 388392 (2003).

Y. Sato, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "The spectroscopic
properties and laser characteristics of polycrystalline Nd:
Y3ScxAl(5x)O12 laser media," OSA Trends in Optics and
Photonics, vol. 83, pp. 444 450 (2003).

S. Ashihara, T. Shimura, K. Kuroda, N.E. Yu, S. Kurimura, K.
Kitamura, J.H. Ro, M. Cha, and T. Taira, "Groupvelocitymatched
cascaded quadratic nonlinearities of femtosecond pulses in
periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3," Opt. Lett., vol. 28, no. 16, pp.
14421444 (2003).

Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Spectral Parameters of
Nd3+ion in the polycrystalline solidsolution composed of Y3
Al5O12 and Y3Sc2Al3O12," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol. 42, part. 1,
no. 8, August, pp. 50715074 (2003).

K. Mizuuchi, A. Morikawa, T. Sugita, K. Yamamoto, N. Pavel, I.
Shoji, and T. Taira, "Highpower continuous wave green
generation by singlepass frequency doubling of a Nd:GdVO4 laser
in a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 operating at room
temperature," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol. 42, pt. 2, no. 11A, 1
November, pp. L1296L1298 (2003) /Express Letter.

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Basic enhancement of the
overall optical efficiency of intracavity frequencydoubling
devices for the onemicron continuouswave Nd:Y3 Al5O12 laser
emission," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 83, no. 18, 3 November, pp.
36533655 (2003).

M. Iwai, T. Yoshino, S. Yamaguchi, M. Imaeda, N. Pavel, I.
Shoji, and T. Taira, "Highpower blue generation from a
periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 ridgetype waveguide by frequency
doubling of a diode endpumped Nd:Y3Al5O12 laser," Appl. Phys.
Lett., vol. 83, no. 18, 3 November, pp. 36593661 (2003).

T. Dascalu, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "90 W continuouswave
diode edgepumped microchip composite Yb:Y3Al5O12 laser," Appl.
Phys. Lett., vol. 83, no. 20, 17 November, pp. 40864088 (2003).

V. Lupei, N. Pavel, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, "Highly efficient
1063nm continuouswave laser emission in Nd:GdVO4," Opt. Lett.,
vol. 28, no. 23, 1 December, pp. 23662368 (2003).

W.K. Jang, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and Y.M. Yu, "Laser emission
under 4F5/2 and 4F3/2 pumping in Nd:LSB microlaser," Jpn. J.
Appl. Phys., vol. 43, no. 1A/B, pp. L7072 (2004).

S. Ashihara, T. Shimura, K. Kuroda, N.E. Yu, S. Kurimura, K.
Kitamura, M. Cha and T. Taira, "Optical pulse compression using
cascaded quadratic nonlinearities in periodically poled lithium
niobate," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 84, no. 7, 16 February, pp,
10551057 (2004).

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Saturation factors of pump absorption
in solidstate lasers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 40, no.
3, March, pp. 270280. (2004).

M. Harada, K. Muramatsu, Y. Iwasaki, S. Kurimura and T. Taira,
"Periodic twinning in crystal quartz for optical quasiphase
matched secondary harmonic conversion," J. Mater. Res., vol. 19,
no. 4, April, pp. 969972 (2004).

N. Pavel, I. Shoji, T. Taira, K. Mizuuchi, A. Morikawa, T.
Sugita and K. Yamamoto, "Roomtemperature, continuouswave 1W
green power by singlepass frequency doubling in a bulk
periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 crystal," Opt. Lett., vol. 29, no.
8, April 15, pp. 830832 (2004).

R. Kawai, Y. Miyasaka, K. Otsuka, J.Y. Ko, I. Shoji and T.
Taira, "Oscillation spectra and dynamic effects in a
highlydoped microchip Nd:YAG ceramic laser," Opt. Express, vol.
12, no. 10, May 17, pp. 22932302 (2004).

Y. Sato, J. Saikawa, I. Shoji, T. Taira and A. Ikesue,
"Spectroscopic properties and laser operation of Nd:Y3ScAl4O12
polycrystalline gain media, solidsolution of Nd:Y3Al5O12 and
Nd:Y3Sc2Al3O12 ceramics," J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn. Supple., vol. 112,
no. 5, pp. 313316 (2004).

N. Pavel, I. Shoji, T. Taira, K. Muzuuchi, A. Morikawa, T.
Sugita, and K. Yamamoto, "Highpower green generation at room
temperature in a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 by frequency
doubling of a diode endpumped Nd:GdVO4 laser," OSA TOPS on
Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol. 94, pp. 196202 (2004).

J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Optical
properties of Yb3+doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic lasers," OSA TOPS on
Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol. 94, pp. 222226 (2004).

T. Dascalu, N. Pavel, M. Tsunekane, and T. Taira, "High power
microchip composite Yb:YAG laser," OSA TOPS on Advanced
SolidState Photonics, vol. 94, pp. 245250 (2004).

Y. Sato, T. Taira, O. Nakamura, and Y. Furukawa,
"Spectroscopic properties of disordered single crystals:
solidsolution of Gd3Ga5O12 and Nd3Ga5O12," OSA TOPS on Advanced
SolidState Photonics, vol. 94, pp. 288292 (2004).

J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue,
"Passively modelocked Nd3+doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser with
a cascaded quadratic nonlinear mirror," OSA TOPS on Advanced
SolidState Photonics, vol. 94, pp. 319322 (2004).

Y. Sato, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Spectroscopic properties and
near quantumlimit laseroscillation in Nd:GdVO4 single
crystal," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol. 94,
pp. 405409 (2004).

I. Shoji, T. Taira, A. Ikesue and K. Yoshida, "Reduction of
the thermal load by laser oscillation in highly Nd3+doped
ceramic YAG," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol.
94, pp. 415420 (2004).

J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira and A. Ikesue, "Absorption,
emission spectrum properties, and efficient laser performances
of Yb:Y3ScAl4O12 ceramics," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 85, no. 11,
September 13, pp. 18981900 (2004).

K. Mizuuchi, A. Morikawa T. Sugita, K. Yamamoto, N. Pavel, and
T. Taira, "Continuouswave deep blue generation in a
periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 crystal by singlepass frequency
doubling of a 912nm Nd:GdVO4 laser," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol.
43, no. 10A, pp. L1293L1295 (2004) /Express Letter.

N. Pavel, I. Shoji and T. Taira, "Continuouswave highpower
Nd:YAGKNbO3 laser at 473 nm," Opt. Laser Tech. 36, pp. 581585
(2004).

H. Ishizuki, I. Shoji and T. Taira, "Highenergy
quasiphasematched optical parametric oscillation in a
3mmthick periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 device," Opt. Lett.,
vol. 29, no. 21, November 1, pp. 25272529 (2004).

K. Mizuuchi, A. Morikawa, T. Sugita, K. Yamamoto, N. Pavel,
and T. Taira, "Continuouswave ultraviolet generation at 354 nm
in a periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 by frequency tripling of a
diode endpumped Nd:GdVO4 microlaser," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol.
85, no. 18, November 1, pp. 39593961 (2004).

J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira and A. Ikesue, "Passive mode
locking of a mixed garnet Yb:Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser," Appl.
Phys. Lett., vol.85, no. 24, December 13, pp. 58455847 (2004).

Y. Sato, T. Taira, O. Nakamura and Y. Furukawa, "Stark levels,
selection rules, and polarized cross sections of Yb:GdVO4 single
crystal," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol. 98,
pp. 1317 (2005).

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Periodically poled 5mmthick
MgOdoped congruent LiNbO3 for high power/energy wavelength
conversion," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol.
98, pp. 97101 (2005).

J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, O. Nakamura and Y. Furukawa,
"879nm directpumped Nd:GdVO4 lasers: 1.3µm laser emission and
heat generation characteristics," OSA TOPS on Advanced
SolidState Photonics, vol. 98, pp. 183187 (2005).

N. Pavel, Y. Sato, T. Taira, Y. Tamaoki and H. Kan,
"Generation of 5 W continuouswave green power at 531 nm based
on a frequencydoubled Nd:GdVO4 microlaser pumped into the
emitting level at 879 nm," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState
Photonics, vol. 98, pp. 462467 (2005).

N. Pavel, T. Taira, K. Mizuuchi, A. Morikawa, T. Sugita and K.
Yamamoto, "Continuouswave 456nm blue light generation in a
bulk periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 crystal," OSA TOPS on
Advanced SolidState Photonics, vol. 98, pp. 468472 (2005).

M. Tsunekane, T. Dascalu and T. Taira, "Highpower operation
of diode edgepumped, microchip Yb:YAG laser composed with YAG
ceramic pump waveguide," OSA TOPS on Advanced SolidState
Photonics, vol. 98, pp. 603607 (2005).

Y. Sato, and T. Taira, "Comparative study on the spectroscopic
properties of Nd:GdVO4 and Nd:YVO4 with hybrid process, " IEEE
J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron, vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 613620
(2005).

N. Pavel and T. Taira, "Highpower continuouswave intracavity
frequencydoubled Nd:GdVO4LBO laser under diode pumping into
the emitting level," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron, vol.
11, Issue 3, pp. 631637 (2005).

J. Yi, H. Ishizuki, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and S. Kurimura,
"Infrared laser spectra from an optical parametric oscillator
using 5 mol.% MgOdoped periodically poled lithium niobate,"
Journal of the Korean Physical Society, vol. 47, no. 3,
September, pp. 439443 (2005).

N. Pavel, V. Lupei and T. Taira, "1.34µm efficient laser
emission in highlydoped Nd:YAG under 885nm diode pumping,"
Opt. Express, vol. 13, no. 20, pp. 79487953 (2005).

A. Morikawa, K. Mizuuchi, T. Sugita, K. Yamamoto, N. Pavel,
and T. Taira, "Efficient green and blue light generation using
SHG devices with periodically poled structures," The Review of
Laser Engineering, vol. 33, no. 10, October, pp. 671675 (2005).
(in Japanese)

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Highpower operation of diode
edgepumped, gluebonded, composite Yb:Y3Al5O12 microchip laser
with ceramic, undoped YAG pump lightguide," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.
vol. 44, no.37, pp.L1164L1167 (2005).

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Highenergy quasiphasematched
optical parametric oscillation in a periodically poled
MgO:LiNbO3 device with a 5mm x 5mm aperture," Opt. Lett., vol.
30, no. 21, pp. 2918–2920 (2005.11).

T. Dascalu and T. Taira, "Highly efficient pumping
configuration for microchip solidstate laser," Opt. Express,
vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 670677 (2006.1).

J. Yi, H. Ishizuki, I. Shoji, T. Taira and S. Kurimura,
"Generation of 6µm radiation by optical parametric oscillator
and difference frequency generation in periodically poled
LiNbO3," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., vol. 45, no. 1A, pp. 111115
(2006).

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Efficient, watercooled heatsink
for highpower edgepumped microchip lasers," The Review of
Laser Engineering, vol. 34, no. 2, February, pp. 181187 (2006).
(in Japanese)

N. Pavel, V. Lupei, J. Saikawa, T. Taira and H. Kan,
"Neodymium concentration dependence of 0.94, 1.06 and 1.34µm
laser emission and of heating effects under 809 and 885nm
diode laser pumping of Nd:YAG," Appl. Phys. B 82, pp. 599605
(2006).

N. Pavel and T. Taira, "Continuouswave highpower multipass
pumped thindisc Nd:GdVO4 laser," Opt. Commun., vol. 260, pp.
271276 (2006).

M. Tsunekane, and T. Taira, "300 W continuouswave operation
of a diode edgepumped, hybrid composite Yb:YAG microchip
laser," Opt. Lett., vol. 31, no. 13, pp. 20032005 (2006).

L. Gheorghe, V. Lupei, P. Loiseau, G. Aka and T. Taira,
"Secondharmonic generations of blue light in nonlinear optical
crystals of Gd1xLuxCa4O(BO3)3 and Gd1xScxCa4O(BO3)3 through
noncritical phase matching," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, vol. 23, no. 8,
pp. 16301634 (2006).

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "The studies of thermal conductivity in
GdVO4, YVO4, and Y3Al5O12 measured by quasionedimensional
flash method," Opt. Express, vol. 14, no. 22, pp. 1052810536
(2006).

J. Saikawa, M. Fujii, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira, "52 mJ
narrowbandwidth degenerated optical parametric system with a
largeaperture periodically poled MgO:LiNbO3 device," Opt.
Lett., vol. 31 , no. 21, pp. 31493151 (2006).

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Highpower operation of diode
edgepumped, composite allceramic Yb:Y3Al5O12 microchip laser,"
Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 90, no. 12, pp. 12110113 (2007).

I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue,
"Thermallyinducedbirefringence effects of highly Nd3+doped
Y3Al5O12 ceramic lasers, " Opt. Mater., vol. 29, no. 10, pp.
12711276 (2007).

Y. Sato, J. Saikawa, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Characteristics
of Nd3+doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser, " Opt. Mater., vol. 29,
no. 10, pp. 12771282 (2007).

J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Femtosecond
Yb3+doped Y3(Sc0.5Al0.5)2O12 ceramic laser, " Opt. Mater., vol.
29, no. 10, pp. 12831288 (2007).

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Design and performance of compact
heatsink for highpower diode edgepumped, microchip lasers,"
IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 619625
(2007).

Y. Sato, A. Ikesue, and T. Taira, "Tailored spectral designing
of layerbylayer type composite Nd:Y3ScAl4O12/Nd:Y3Al5O12
ceramics," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 13, no. 3,
pp. 838843 (2007).

J. Saikawa, M. Fujii, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira, "Highenergy,
narrowbandwidth periodically poled Mgdoped LiNbO3 optical
parametric oscillator with a volume Bragg grating," Opt. Lett.,
vol. 32, no. 20, pp. 29962998 (2007).

Y. Petit, B. Boulanger, P. Segonds, and T. Taira, "Angular
quasiphasematching," Physical Review A, vol. 76, no. 6, pp.
063817_17 (2007).

R. Bhushan, H. Yoshida, K. Tsubakimoto, H. Fujita, M.
Nakatsuka, N. Miyanaga, Y. Izawa, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira,
"Generation of high efficiency 2µm laser pulse from a
periodically poled 5 mol% MgOdoped LiNbO3 optical parametric
oscillator, " Applied Physics Express, vol. 1, no. 2, 022007_13
(2008).

R. Bhushan, H. Yoshida, K. Tsubakimoto, H. Fujita, M.
Nakatsuka, N. Miyanaga, Y. Izawa, H. Ishizuki and T. Taira,
"High efficiency and high energy parametric wavelength
conversion using a large aperture periodically poled
MgO:LiNbO3," Opt. Commun., vol. 281, pp. 39023905 (2008).

J. Saikawa, M. Miyazaki, M. Fujii, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira,
"Highenergy, broadly tunable, narrowbandwidth midinfrared
optical parametric system pumped by quasiphasematched
devices," Opt. Lett., vol. 33, no. 15, pp. 16991701 (2008).

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Mgdoped congruent LiTaO3 crystal
for largeaperture quasiphase matching device," Opt. Express,
vol. 16, no. 21, pp. 1696316970 (2008).

K. Xu, P. Loiseau, G. Aka, R. Maillard, A. Maillard and T.
Taira, "Nonlinear optical properties of Ca5(BO3) 3F crystal,"
Opt. Express, vol. 16, no. 22, pp. 1773517744 (2008).

H. Sakai, H. Kan, and T. Taira, ">1 MW peak power
singlemode highbrightness passively Qswitched Nd3+:YAG
microchip laser," Opt. Express, vol. 16, no. 24, pp. 1989119899
(2008).

Y. Sato, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira, "Novel model of thermal
conductivity for optical materials," The Review of Laser
Engineering Supplemental Volume 2008, pp. 10811084 (2008).

X. Gu, G. Marcus, Y. Deng, T. Metzger, C. Teisset, N.
Ishii, T. Fuji, A. Baltuska, R. Butkus, V. Pervak, H. Ishizuki,
T. Taira, T. Kobayashi, R. Kienberger and F. Krausz, "Generation
of carrierenvelopephasestable 2cycle 740µJ pulses at 2.1µm
carrier wavelength," Opt. Express, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 6269
(2009.1).

Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, "Effects of rareearth
doping on thermal conductivity in Y3Al5O12 crystals," Optical
Materials 31, pp. 720724 (2009).

S. Hayashi, T. Shibuya, H. Sakai, T. Yasui, T. Taira, Y.
Ogawa, C. Otani, and K. Kawase, "Portable and tunable
terahertzwave parametric generator pumped by microchip Nd:YAG
laser," The Review of Laser Engineering, vol. 37, no. 4 (Special
Issue on Micro SolidState Photonics), pp. 278282 (2009). (in
Japanese).

M. Tsunekane, T. Inohara, A. Ando, N. Kido, K. Kanehara, and
T. Taira, "Microlasers for ignition engines, "The Review of
Laser Engineering, vol. 37, no. 4 (Special Issue on Micro
SolidState Photonics), pp. 283289 (2009). (in Japanese).

Y. Ido, K. Watanabe, N. Ishigaki, A. Kadoya, K. Tokuda, K.
Tojo, and T. Taira, "Development of microchip laser /
periodically poled stoichiometric LiTaO3 (PPSLT) for the light
source of MALDI," The Review of Laser Engineering, vol. 37, no.
4 (Special Issue on Micro SolidState Photonics), pp. 290295
(2009). (in Japanese).

M. Miyazaki, J. Saikawa, M. Fujii, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira,
"Development of a highenergy, broadly tunable and narrow
bandwidth midinfrared light source and its application to
infraredultraviolet double resonance spectroscopy," The Review
of Laser Engineering, vol. 37, no. 4 (Special Issue on Micro
SolidState Photonics), pp. 296303 (2009). (in Japanese).

S. Hayashi, T. Shibuya, H. Sakai, T. Taira, C. Otani, Y.
Ogawa, and K. Kawase, "Tunability enhancement of a
terahertzwave parametric generator pumped by a microchip Nd:YAG
laser," Applied Optics, vol. 48, no 15, pp. 28992902. (2009.5)

M. Miyazaki, J. Saikawa, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, and M. Fujii,
"Isomer selective infrared spectroscopy of supersonically cooled
cis and transNphenylamides in the region from the amide band
to NH stretching vibration," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 11,
pp. 60986106 (2009).

P. Brand, B. Boulanger, P. Segonds, Y. Petit, C. Felix, B.
Menaert, T. Taira, and H. Ishizuki, "Angular
quasiphasematching experiments and determination of accurate
Sellmeier equations for 5%MgO:PPLN," Opt. Lett., vol. 34, no.
17, pp. 25782580 (2009.9).

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "High energy quasiphase matched
optical parametric oscillation using Mgdoped congruent LiTaO3
crystal," Opt. Express, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 253258 (2010).

M. Tsunekane, T. Inohara, A. Ando, N. Kido, K. Kanehara, and
T. Taira, "High peak power, passively Qswitched microlaser for
ignition of engines, " IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 46, no.
2, pp. 277284 (2010).

N. Pavel, M. Tsunekane, and T. Taira, "Enhancing performances
of a passively Qswitched Nd:YAG/Cr4+:YAG microlaser with a
volume Bragg grating output coupler," Opt. Lett., vol. 35, no.
10, pp. 16171619 (2010).

G. Masada, T. Suzudo, Y. Satoh, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, and A.
Furusawa, "Efficient generation of highly squeezed light with
periodically poled MgO: LiNbO3," Opt. Express, vol. 18, no. 12,
pp. 1311413121 (2010).

J. Akiyama, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, "Laser ceramics with
rareearthdoped anisotropic materials," Opt. Lett., vol. 35,
no. 21, pp. 35983600 (2010.11).

J. Akiyama, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, "Laser demonstration
of diodepumped Nd3+doped fluorapatite anisotropic ceramics,"
Appl. Phys. Express, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 022703_13 (2011).

N. Pavel, M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Composite, allceramics,
highpeak power Nd:YAG/Cr4+:YAG monolithic microlaser with
multiplebeam output for engine ignition," Opt. Express, vol.
19, no. 10, pp. 93789384 (2011).

Y. Sato, T. Taira, V. Smirnov, L. Glebova, and L. Glebov,
"Continuouswave diodepumped laser action of Nd3+doped
photothermorefractive glass," Opt. Lett., vol. 36, no. 12, pp.
22572259 (2011).

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Variation of the stimulated emission
cross section in Nd:YAG caused by the structural changes of
RussellSaunders manifolds," Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 1, no. 3,
pp. 514522 (2011).

R. Bhandari and T. Taira, "> 6 MW peak power at 532 nm from
passively Qswitched Nd:YAG/Cr4+:YAG microchip laser," Opt.
Express, vol. 19, no. 20, pp. 1913519141 (2011).

R. Bhandari and T. Taira, "Megawatt level UV output from [110]
Cr4+:YAG passively Qswitched microchip laser," Opt. Express,
vol. 19, no. 23, pp. 2251022514 (2011).

W. Kong and T. Taira, "Lensless edgepumped high power
microchip laser," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 100, no. 14, pp.
14110514 (2012).

R. Bhandari, T. Taira, A. Miyamoto, Y. Furukawa, and T. Tago,
"> 3 MW peak power at 266 nm using Nd:YAG/ Cr4+:YAG microchip
laser and fluxlessBBO," Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 2, no. 7, pp.
907913 (2012).

W. Kong, A. Sugita, and T. Taira, "Generation of
HermiteGaussian modes and vortex arrays based on 2D
gaindistribution controlled microchip laser," Opt. Lett., vol.
37, no. 13, pp. 26612663 (2012).

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Temperature dependencies of stimulated
emission cross section for Nddoped solidstate laser
materials," Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 2, no. 8, pp. 10761087
(2012).

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Halfjoule output
opticalparametric oscillation by using 10mmthick periodically
poled Mgdoped congruent LiNbO3," Opt. Express, vol. 20, no. 18,
pp. 20002 20010 (2012).

Y. Deng, A. Schwarz, H. Fattahi, M. Ueffing, X. Gu, M.
Ossiander, T. Metzger, V. Pervak, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, T.
Kobayashi, G. Marcus, F. Krausz, R. Kienberger, and N. Karpowicz
"Carrierenvelopephasestable, 1.2 mJ, 1.5 cycle laser pulses
at 2.1 μm," Opt. Lett., vol. 37, no. 23, pp. 49734975 (2012)

K. Furui, J. Hayashi, T. Okada, N. Nakatsuka, T. Taira, T.
Hori, and F. Akamatsu, "Study on laser induced ignition for
methaneair mixtures with picosecond pulse duration laser,"
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Series
B, vol. 78, no. 795, pp. 20042014 (2012). (in Japanese)

M. Hemmer, A. Thai, M. Baudisch, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, and J.
Biegert, "18μJ energy, 160kHz repetition rate, 250MW peak
power midIR OPCPA," Chinese Opt. Lett., vol. 11, no. 1, pp.
01320213 (2013).

V. Kemlin, D. Jegouso, J. Debray, P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B.
Menaert, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, "Widely tunable optical
parametric oscillator in a 5 mmthick 5%MgO:PPLN partial
cylinder," Opt. Lett., vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 860862 (2013).

M. Tsunekane, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, "Simultaneously 3Point
Ignitable, Nd:YAG/Cr:YAG Ceramic MicroLasers," Rev. Laser Eng.,
vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 119124 (2013). (in Japanese)

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "High peak power, passively
Qswitched Yb:YAG/Cr:YAG microlasers, " IEEE J. Quantum
Electron., vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 454461 (2013). DOI:
10.1109/JQE.2013.2252327

Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, "Orientation control of
microdomains in anisotropic laser ceramics," Opt. Materi.
Express, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 829841 (2013).

R. Bhandari and T. Taira, "Palmtop size megawatt peak power
ultraviolet microlaser," Opt. Eng., vol. 52, no. 7, pp.
07610216 (2013). doi: 10.1117/1.OE.52.7.076102

R. Bhandari, N. Tsuji, T. Suzuki, M. Nishifuji, and T. Taira,
"Efficient second to ninth harmonic generation using
megawatt peak power microchip laser," Opt.
Express, vol. 21, no. 23, pp. 2884928855 (2013).

V. Kemlin, D. Jegouso, J. Debray, E. Boursier, P. Segonds, B.
Boulanger, H. Ishizuki, T. Taira, G. Mennerat, J. Melkonian, and
A. Godard, "Dualwavelength source from 5%MgO:PPLN cylinders for
the characterization of nonlinear infrared crystals," Opt.
Express, vol. 21, no. 23, pp. 2888628891 (2013). doi:
10.1364/OE.21.028886

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Temporal and observations of the
anisotropic transmission of a Cr:YAG saturable absorber in a
passively Qswitched laser," Rev. Laser Eng., vol. 42, no. 1,
pp. 7178 (2014) (in Japanese).

H. Minamide, S. Hayashi, K. Nawata, T. Taira, J. Shikata, and
K. Kawase, "Kilowattpeak terahertzwave generation and
subfemtojoule terahertzwave pulse detection based on nonlinear
optical wavelengthconversion at room temperature," Journal of
Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, vol. 35, Issue 1, pp.
2537 (2014). DOI 10.1007/s1076201300410

K. Nawata, T. Notake, H. Ishizuki, F. Qi, Y. Takida, S. Fan,
S. Hayashi, T. Taira, and H. Minamide, "Effective
terahertztonearinfrared photon conversion in
slantstripetype periodically poled LiNbO3," Appl. Phys. Lett.,
vol. 104 no. 9, pp. 09112513 (2014). DOI: 10.1063/1.4868096

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Highly accurate interferometric
evaluation of thermal expansion and dn/dT of optical materials,"
Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 876888 (2014).

S. Hayashi, K. Nawata, T. Taira, J. Shikata, K. Kawase, and H.
Minamide, "Ultrabright continuously tunable terahertzwave
generation at room temperature," Scientific Reports, 4:5045
(2014). DOI: 10.1038/srep05045

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Improvement of laserbeam
distortion in largeaperture PPMgLN device by using Xaxis
Czochralskigrown crystal," Opt. Express, vol. 22, no. 16, pp.
1966819673 (2014). DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.019668

Y. Sato, M. Arzakantsyan, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira,
"Anisotropic Yb:FAP laser ceramics by microdomain control,"
Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 20062015 (2014).
DOI:10.1364/OME.4.002006

S. Ilas, P. Loiseau, G. Aka, and T. Taira, "240 kW peak power
at 266 nm in nonlinear YAl3(BO3)4 single crystal," Opt. Express,
vol. 22, no. 24, pp. 3032530332 (2014).
DOI:10.1364/OE.22.030325

S. C. Kumar, J. Wei, J. Debray, V. Kemlin, B. Boulanger, H.
Ishizuki, T. Taira, and M. EbrahimZadeh, "Highpower, widely
tunable, roomtemperature picosecond optical parametric
oscillator based on cylindrical 5%MgO:PPLN," Opt. Lett., vol.
40, no. 16, pp. 38973900 (2015). DOI: 10.1364/OL.40.003897

W. Kong, M. Tsunekane, and T. Taira, "Diode edgepumped
passively Qswitched microchip laser," Opt. Eng., vol. 54, no.
9, pp. 09050110905013 (2015). DOI:10.1117/1.OE.54.9.090501

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Highgain midinfrared
opticalparametric generation pumped by microchip laser," Opt.
Express, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 10461052 (2016).
DOI:10.1364/OE.24.001046

A. Kausas and T. Taira, "Giantpulse Nd:YVO4 microchip laser
with MWlevel peak power by emission crosssectional control,"
Opt. Express, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 31373149 (2016). DOI:
10.1364/OE.24.003137

常包正樹, 平等拓範, "自動車エンジン点火用の超小型固体レーザー," 光学, vol. 45, no.3, pp.
111113 (2016.3): M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Micro solidstate
laser for ignition of automobile engines" in KOGAKU, vol. 45,
no. 3, Optical Society of Japan, pp. 111113 (2016.3). (in
Japanese).

M. Tsunekane and T. Taira, "Direct measurement of temporal
transmission distribution of a saturable absorber in a passively
Qswitched laser," IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. 52, no. 5,
pp. 5200107 (7 pages) (2016). DOI: 10.1109/JQE.2016.2541922

T. Goto, R. Morimoto, J. W. Pritchard, M. Mina, H. Takagi, Y.
Nakamura, P. B. Lim, T. Taira, and M. Inoue, "Magnetooptical
Qswitching using magnetic garnet film with micromagnetic
domains," Opt. Express, vol. 24, no. 16, pp. 1763517643 (2016).
DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.017635

R. Morimoto, T. Goto, J. Pritchard, H. Takagi, Y. Nakamura, P.
B. Lim, H. Uchida, M. Mina, T. Taira, and M. Inoue, "Magnetic
domains driving a Qswitched laser," Sci. Rep., 6, 38679 (2016).
DOI: 10.1038/srep38679

L. Zheng, A. Kausas, and T. Taira, ">MW peak power at 266
nm, low jitter kHz repetition rate from intense pumped
microlaser," Opt. Express, vol. 24, no. 25, pp. 2874828760
(2016). DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.028748

Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Model for the polarization dependence
of the saturable absorption in Cr4+:YAG," Opt. Mater. Express,
vol. 7, no. 21, pp. 577586 (2017).
https://doi.org/10.1364/OME.7.000577

H. Ishizuki and T. Taira, "Quasi phasematched quartz for
intenselaser pumped wavelength conversion," Opt. Express, vol.
25, no. 3, pp. 23692376 (2017).
https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.25.002369

H. H. Lim and T. Taira, "Subnanosecond laser induced
airbreakdown with giantpulse duration tuned Nd:YAG ceramic
microlaser by cavitylength control," Opt. Express, vol. 25,
no. 6, pp. 63026310 (2017).
https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.25.006302

A. Kausas, P. Loiseau, G. Aka, Y. Zheng, L. Zheng, and T.
Taira, "Temperature stable operation of YCOB crystal for
giantpulse green microlaser," Opt. Express, vol. 25, no. 6, pp.
64316439 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.25.006431