We report on a passively mode-locked Nd3+-doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser. A cascaded quadratic nonlinear mirror was used for mode locking. The laser generates pulses of ~10 ps with 560-mW average power (35% optical-to-optical efficiency).
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J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Passively mode-locked Nd3+-doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuB17.
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