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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 23 — Nov. 8, 2010
  • pp: 24316–24324

Femtosecond passively modelocked diode laser with intracavity dispersion management

Tobias Schlauch, Jan C. Balzer, Andreas Klehr, Götz Erbert, Günther Tränkle, and Martin R. Hofmann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 23, pp. 24316-24324 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.024316


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Abstract

We report on the generation of ultrashort pulses by dispersion management of a passively modelocked external cavity diode laser. Pulse widths down to 200 fs are obtained at 830nm emission wavelength. We use intracavity dispersion management to increase the spectral bandwidth and compress the strongly chirped pulses externally with a grating compressor.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 24, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: October 13, 2010
Published: November 5, 2010

Citation
Tobias Schlauch, Jan C. Balzer, Andreas Klehr, Götz Erbert, Günther Tränkle, and Martin R. Hofmann, "Femtosecond passively modelocked diode laser with intracavity dispersion management," Opt. Express 18, 24316-24324 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-23-24316


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