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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 16 — Aug. 6, 2007
  • pp: 10376–10380

Emission spectrum broadening of Nd:YVO4 with femtosecond laser pulse processing

Yue Zhu, Yinzong Wu, Chun Zhou, Peng Li, Yongheng Dai, Shiying Cao, and Zhigang Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 10376-10380 (2007)

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The observation of emission spectrum broadening of Nd:YVO4 by femtosecond laser pulse processing is reported. This result opens the possible way of sub-ps pulse generation from Nd ion doped crystals with better physical qualities than that of glass based laser gain materials.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: April 30, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 7, 2007
Published: August 2, 2007

Yue Zhu, Yinzong Wu, Chun Zhou, Peng Li, Yongheng Dai, Shiying Cao, and Zhigang Zhang, "Emission spectrum broadening of Nd:YVO4 with femtosecond laser pulse processing," Opt. Express 15, 10376-10380 (2007)

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