Self-starting χ(2)-lens mode-locking of an in-band pumped, Nd:LuVO4 laser using second harmonic generation in LBO is demonstrated. Pulses as short as 4.7 ps and average powers reaching 3.1 W at 110 MHz are achieved.
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H. Iliev, V. Aleksandrov, I. C. Buchvarov, Z. Huaijin, J. Wang, J. Liu, and V. Petrov, "In-band Pumped Nd:LuVO4 Laser Mode-locked by Negative χ(2)-lens Formation in an Intracavity LBO Crystal," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CF3L.7.
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