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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Feb. 19, 2007
  • pp: 1600–1605

Dual-wavelength injection-locked pulsed laser with highly predictable performance

Takashi Onose and Masayuki Katsuragawa  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 1600-1605 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.001600


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Abstract

The characteristics of a dual-wavelength injection-locked pulsed laser are systematically studied. A simple and effective model is proposed to quantitatively study this type of laser system. It is shown that the model precisely predicts the performance of such a system over a wide spectral region and a full dynamic range. Furthermore, the results confirm the accuracy of the assumption regarding the homogeneous broadening in Ti:sapphire lasers, and also prove that competition between the two wavelength components does not induce instability.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.3600) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, tunable

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 25, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 10, 2007
Published: February 19, 2007

Citation
Takashi Onose and Masayuki Katsuragawa, "Dual-wavelength injection-locked pulsed laser with highly predictable performance," Opt. Express 15, 1600-1605 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-4-1600


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