We demonstrate the first diode-pumped passively-mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser, operating on the 4F3/2-4I9/2 transition of the neodymium ion at 914 nm. Pulses of 8.8 ps at 913.8 nm have been produced.
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P. Blandin, F. P. Druon, F. Balembois, P. Georges, S. Leveque-Fort, and M. Fontaine-Aupart, " 914-nm Diode-Pumped Passively-Mode-Locked Laser Based on Nd:YVO4," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuA5.
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