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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5630–5635

Passively modelocked, diode-pumped Yb:KYW femtosecond oscillator with 1 GHz repetition rate

P. Wasylczyk, P. Wnuk, and C. Radzewicz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5630-5635 (2009)

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We demonstrate a high repetition rate, single mode fiber-coupled diode pumped, Yb:KYW laser in a four mirror ring cavity configuration and study its performance in soft aperture, Kerr lens mode-locked operation at around 1.04 μm.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.3615) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ytterbium

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: January 6, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 27, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 1, 2009
Published: March 25, 2009

P. Wasylczyk, P. Wnuk, and C. Radzewicz, "Passively modelocked, diode-pumped Yb:KYW femtosecond oscillator with 1 GHz repetition rate," Opt. Express 17, 5630-5635 (2009)

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