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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2012
  • pp: 5126–5129

Compact Q-switched and mode-locked Nd3+:YVO4/Cr4+:YAG self-Raman laser

Jiying Peng, Yi Zheng, Kai Zheng, and Xiaowei Chang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 21, pp. 5126-5129 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.005126


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Abstract

Compact passively Q-switched and mode-locked Nd3+:YVO4/Cr4+:YAG self-Raman laser with high mode-locked repetition rate was demonstrated. The picosecond first Stokes at 1176 nm was successfully obtained. At the maximum incident pump power, the average output power was 95 mW with the mode-locked pulse repetition rate of 940 MHz. Yellow laser output of 588.2 nm was also realized by the use of LiB3O5 frequency doubling crystal.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 19, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 17, 2012
Published: July 13, 2012

Citation
Jiying Peng, Yi Zheng, Kai Zheng, and Xiaowei Chang, "Compact Q-switched and mode-locked Nd3+:YVO4/Cr4+:YAG self-Raman laser," Appl. Opt. 51, 5126-5129 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-21-5126


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