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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1997
  • pp: 3375–3380

Ultrafast semiconductor laser-diode-seeded Cr:LiSAF regenerative amplifier system

Peter J. Delfyett, Alex Yusim, Steve Grantham, Sangyoun Gee, Kai Gabel, Martin Richardson, Gerard Alphonse, and John Connolly  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 15, pp. 3375-3380 (1997)

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An ultrafast, hybrid mode-locked semiconductor laser-diode system has been used to seed a flash-lamp-pumped Cr:LiSAF regenerative amplifier system, producing subpicosecond pulses with millijoule output pulse energy. This system has the potential to eliminate argon-ion-pumped-based, ultrafast laser systems.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 24, 1996
Revised Manuscript: November 8, 1996
Published: May 20, 1997

Peter J. Delfyett, Alex Yusim, Steve Grantham, Sangyoun Gee, Kai Gabel, Martin Richardson, Gerard Alphonse, and John Connolly, "Ultrafast semiconductor laser-diode-seeded Cr:LiSAF regenerative amplifier system," Appl. Opt. 36, 3375-3380 (1997)

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