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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 8 — Apr. 14, 2008
  • pp: 5572–5576

Generation of 30 femtosecond, 900–970 nm pulses from a Ti:sapphire laser far off the gain peak

Claudia Ruppert and Markus Betz  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 8, pp. 5572-5576 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.005572


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Abstract

A 58 MHz femtosecond Ti:sapphire oscillator is optimized for long wavelength operation beyond 900 nm. Sub 30 fs, ~3 nJ pulses with a bandwidth exceeding 20 THz are realized for central wavelengths 900 nm≤λ≤960 nm. This laser opens up new perspectives for the sensitive timeresolved spectroscopy of various semiconductor nanostructures. Moreover, its second harmonic serves as a source of visible multi-milliwatt femtosecond pulses tunable around 475 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 19, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 3, 2008
Published: April 4, 2008

Citation
Claudia Ruppert and Markus Betz, "Generation of 30 femtosecond, 900-970 nm pulses from a Ti:sapphire laser far off the gain peak," Opt. Express 16, 5572-5576 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-8-5572


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