We demonstrate for the first time Q-switched and mode-locked laser operation of the Li6Y(BO3)3:Yb3+ crystal. Up to 140 µJ pulse energy and down to 355 fs pulse duration were achieved.
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M. Delaigue, J. Sablayrolles, V. Jubera, A. Garcia, J. Chaminade, and I. Manek-Hönninger, "Mode-locked, Q-switched and Continuous Laser Operation of the Yb-doped Li6Y(BO3)3 Crystal," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThF1.
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