We report a continuous-wave passively mode-locked Nd:GdVO4 laser with pulse width of 9.2 ps at a repetition rate of 120 MHz. Up to 5.4 W of average power was realized with a slop efficiency of 25.7%.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
J. L. He, C. Lee, J. Y. Huang, S. C. Wang, and C. Pan, "Diode-pumped passively mode-locked multi-watt Nd:GdVO4 Laser with a Saturable Bragg Reflector," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper CThF4.
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