We propose a new design for a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror with customized inverse saturable absorption. This design was applied for passively mode-locking a diode-pumped 1.3-µm Nd:YLF laser with a repetition rate of 1.4 GHz.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
S. C. Zeller, R. Grange, V. Liverini, A. Rutz, S. Schön, M. Haiml, U. Keller, S. Pawlik, and B. Schmidt, " A Low-Loss Buried Resonant GaInNAs SESAM for 1.3-µm Nd:YLF Laser at 1.4 GHz," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuA6.
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