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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 17, 2011
  • pp: 1344–1353

Experimental investigation about influences of longitudinal-mode structure of pumping source on a Ti:sapphire laser

Huadong Lu, Jing Su, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 1344-1353 (2011)

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Using a multi-longitudinal-mode (MLM) and a single-longitudinal-mode (SLM) all-solid-state green lasers to be the pumping sources of a continuous-wave Ti:sapphire laser, respectively, the intensity-noise dependence of the Ti:sapphire laser on the longitudinal-mode structure of pumping sources is experimentally studied. The comparison between the theoretical prediction based on the quantum-mechanical model and the experimental measurement for the intensity-noise spectra is presented.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3560) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ring
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: September 30, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 20, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2011
Published: January 12, 2011

Huadong Lu, Jing Su, Changde Xie, and Kunchi Peng, "Experimental investigation about influences of longitudinal-mode structure of pumping source on a Ti:sapphire laser," Opt. Express 19, 1344-1353 (2011)

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