High-average-power picosecond pulse generation in the blue is reported in BiB3O6 for the first time. Single-pass efficiencies of 52% and average powers as much as 990 mW are obtained in 2.8-ps pulses over 375-445 nm.
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M. Ghotbi and M. Ebrahim-Zadeh, "990 mW Average Power, 52% Efficient, High-Repetition-Rate Picosecond Pulse Generation in the Blue with BiB3O6," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFL5.
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