The first mode-locked ceramic laser based on Yb3+:Y2O3 ceramics is presented. <420-mW, >430-fs pulses are generated at two center wavelengths of 1076 nm and 1037 nm.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.5680) Lasers and laser optics : Rare earth and transition metal solid-state lasers
A. Shirakawa, K. Takaichi, H. Yagi, J. Bisson, J. Lu, K. Ueda, T. Yanagitani, and A. A. Kaminskii, "Diode-pumped mode-locked Yb3+:Y2O3 ceramic laser," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThFF3.
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