Efficient, high-average power broadband-spectrum oscillation of laser-diode pumped Kerr-lens mode-locked Yb:YAG laser was obtained. The spectrum was expanded to around 1040-nm to 1070-nm, much broader than the fluorescence spectrum at 1050 nm.
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S. Matsubara, M. Takama, M. Inoue, H. Hitotsuya, S. Okuda, M. Odahara, S. Kawato, and Y. Ishida, "Efficient Broadband-Spectrum Oscillation of Ultrashort-Pulse Kerr-Lens Mode-Locked Yb:YAG Laser with Intracavity Nonlinear Media Overcoming the Fluorescence Spectrum Limit," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CFO7.
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