Saturable absorbers on the base of lead sulfide QDs for mode-locking and Q-switching of lasers emitting at 1, 1.3, 1.5, 2 microns are introduced and characterized.
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A. M. Malyarevich, V. G. Savitski, M. S. Gaponenko, K. V. Yumashev, A. A. Lipovskii, H. Raaben, and A. A. Zhilin, "Lead Sulfide Doped Glass Saturable Absorbers for Mode-Locked and Q-Switched Near IR Lasers," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MB15.
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