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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 14 — Jul. 6, 2009
  • pp: 11537–11542

LD pumped Yb:LuAG mode-locked laser with 7.63ps duration

Jinping He, Xiaoyan Liang, Jinfeng Li, Haibo Yu, Xiaodong Xu, Zhiwei Zhao, Jun Xu, and Zhizhan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 14, pp. 11537-11542 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.011537


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Abstract

Diode-pumped Yb:LuAG laser has been passively mode locked with a SESAM for the first time to the authors’ knowledge. The pulses as short as 7.63ps were generated, without negative dispersion elements. The output power achieved 610mW at pump of 11.2W with repetition rate of 86MHz. The continuous-wave operation and wavelength tuning pumped at 940nm were also examined, and its tuning can cover the range of 1033nm–1079nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 2, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 2, 2009
Published: June 25, 2009

Citation
Jinping He, Xiaoyan Liang, Jinfeng Li, Haibo Yu, Xiaodong Xu, Zhiwei Zhao, Jun Xu, and Zhizhan Xu, "LD pumped Yb:LuAG mode-locked laser with 7.63ps duration," Opt. Express 17, 11537-11542 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-14-11537


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