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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 5 — Mar. 3, 2008
  • pp: 3305–3309

A widely tunable dual-wavelength CW Ti:sapphire laser with collinear output

C. W. Luo, Y. Q. Yang, I. T. Mak, Y. H. Chang, K. H. Wu, and T. Kobayashi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 3305-3309 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.003305


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Abstract

We report a collinear output and tunable dual-wavelength CW Ti:sapphire laser with a simple cavity configuration. The wavelength splitting range is easily tuned from 10 nm to 110 nm, which provides 56 THz bandwidth for terahertz generation. The total output power of two colors with the spatial mode of TEM00 is between 700 mW and 300 mW, for small and large wavelength splittings, respectively, under 5 W argon-ion laser pumping.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(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: January 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 18, 2008
Published: February 26, 2008

Citation
C. W. Luo, Y. Q. Yang, I. T. Mak, Y. H. Chang, K. H. Wu, and T. Kobayashi, "A widely tunable dual-wavelength CW Ti:sapphire laser with collinear output," Opt. Express 16, 3305-3309 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-5-3305


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