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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: 121401–

Experimental study on injection-locked Ti:sapphire lasers

Qinghong Zhou, Maofei Yao, Zhihong Zhou, and Xinye Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 9, Issue 12, pp. 121401- (2011)


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Abstract

An injection-locked Ti:sapphire laser is developed, with injection locking achieved using the Pound-Drever-Hall technique. By measuring the dependence of output power on the pump power with various Ti:sapphire laser parameters, we experimentally studied the influences of the ring cavity length, the focal length of the pump-laser mode-matching lens, and the output-coupler transmission on the threshold and slope efficiency. The dependence of the output power on the master laser power is also investigated. The present study provides a guideline for developing a Ti:sapphire laser with high slope efficiency and low threshold.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(140.3425) Lasers and laser optics : Laser stabilization
(140.3518) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency modulated

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Citation
Qinghong Zhou, Maofei Yao, Zhihong Zhou, and Xinye Xu, "Experimental study on injection-locked Ti:sapphire lasers," Chin. Opt. Lett. 9, 121401- (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-9-12-121401


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