A thulium-doped fiber laser generated pulses with 12 μJ energy and 16 ns duration at 1822nm, when passively Q-switched by a Cr2+:ZnSe crystal saturable absorber. The repetition rate varied between 2 -20 kHz.
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J. Sahu, V. Philippov, J. Kim, C. Codemard, P. Dupriez, J. Nilsson, A. Abdolvand, and N. V. Kuleshov, "Passively Q-switched thulium-doped silica fiber 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 CThGG7.
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