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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1517–1521

Self-seeding of a pulsed double-grating Ti:sapphire laser oscillator

Koji Tamura  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. 1517-1521 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.001517


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Abstract

A self-seeded pulsed double-grating Ti:sapphire laser oscillator consisting of a grazing incidence cavity geometry with a pair of gratings and a standing-wave cavity pumped by a frequency-doubled Nd:YAG laser was developed and characterized. With self-seeding, narrow-linewidth single-longitudinal-mode (SLM) operation and SLM scanning were possible with a reduced lasing threshold, which was desirable for the intended applications.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable
(350.3250) Other areas of optics : Isotope separation

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2008
Published: March 28, 2008

Citation
Koji Tamura, "Self-seeding of a pulsed double-grating Ti:sapphire laser oscillator," Appl. Opt. 47, 1517-1521 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-10-1517


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