Diode-pumped Kerr-lens mode-locked Yb3+ :Sc2O<sup>3</sup>and Yb3+ :Y2O<sup>3</sup>combined ceramic laser has been achieved. 66 fs pulses with the average power of 1.5 W and 53 fs pulses with the average power of 1 W were obtained.
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M. Tokurakawa, H. Kurokawa, A. Shirakawa, K. Ueda, H. Yagi, T. Yanagitani, and A. A. Kaminskii, "Diode-Pumped Kerr-Lens Mode-Locked Yb<sup>3+:</sup>Sc2O<sup>3</sup>and Yb3+ :Y2O<sup>3</sup>Combined Active Media Ceramic Laser," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper MG2.
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