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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1513–1516

Diode-pumped passively mode-locked tunable Yb:CALGO solid-state laser

Antonio Agnesi, Alessandro Greborio, Federico Pirzio, Elena Ugolotti, Giancarlo Reali, Annalisa Guandalini, and Juerg Aus der Au  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 1513-1516 (2013)

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In this paper, we present a simple, compact, and efficient Yb:CALGO laser system that can produce sub-100 fs pulses easily tunable over a 38 nm wide wavelength range between 1034 and 1072 nm. The laser is passively mode locked with a semiconductor saturable absorber and generates up to 90 mW output power (for 230 mW absorbed pump), using a single prism for both tuning and dispersion compensation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: March 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 2013
Published: May 9, 2013

Antonio Agnesi, Alessandro Greborio, Federico Pirzio, Elena Ugolotti, Giancarlo Reali, Annalisa Guandalini, and Juerg Aus der Au, "Diode-pumped passively mode-locked tunable Yb:CALGO solid-state laser," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1513-1516 (2013)

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