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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2000
  • pp: 668–671

Prismless femtosecond Cr:forsterite laser

A. Robertson, H. Fuchs, U. Ernst, R. Wallenstein, V. Scheuer, and T. Tschudi  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 668-671 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.17.000668


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Abstract

We describe a Kerr-lens mode-locked Cr:forsterite femtosecond laser in which two Gires–Tournois interferometer mirrors are used to provide negative intracavity group-delay dispersion. The mode-locked laser produced near-bandwidth-limited pulses of 71 fs with an average output power of 700 mW at a wavelength of 1259 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(230.4170) Optical devices : Multilayers
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

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A. Robertson, H. Fuchs, U. Ernst, R. Wallenstein, V. Scheuer, and T. Tschudi, "Prismless femtosecond Cr:forsterite laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 17, 668-671 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-17-4-668


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