Continuous-wave radiation of 5 W at 532 nm was produced with an Nd:YVO4/KTP
intracavity frequency-doubled laser end-pumped by a diode-laser-array at p
ump power of 17.2 W, giving optical conversion efficiency of 29.1%. The out
put power stability was measured to be better than 1.5% in short term opera
tion. The pump-induced thermal lensing was also measured, showing good agre
ement with the performance of the laser.