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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1916–1922

High speed electro-optical cavity dumping of mode-locked laser oscillators

Alexander Killi, Jochen Dörring, Uwe Morgner, Max J. Lederer, Jürgen Frei, and Daniel Kopf  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 1916-1922 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001916


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Abstract

High speed electro-optical cavity dumping is demonstrated with diode-pumped mode-locked laser oscillators, namely a femtosecond Yb:glass and a picosecond Nd:YVO4 oscillator. Repetition frequencies exceeding 1MHz are obtained with pulse energies of more than 300nJ/1µJ. Being compact and easy to operate light sources, these laser systems open up various scientific and industrial applications.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: December 2, 2004
Revised Manuscript: March 2, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Citation
Alexander Killi, Jochen Dörring, Uwe Morgner, Max Lederer, Jürgen Frei, and Daniel Kopf, "High speed electro-optical cavity dumping of mode-locked laser oscillators," Opt. Express 13, 1916-1922 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-6-1916


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