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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21754–21759

1.34-μm Nd:YVO4 laser mode-locked by SHG-lens formation in periodically-poled stoichiometric lithium tantalate

Hristo Iliev, Ivan Buchvarov, Sunao Kurimura, and Valentin Petrov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21754-21759 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021754


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Abstract

Self-starting, steady-state χ(2)–lens mode-locking of a 1.34-μm diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser using intracavity second harmonic generation in PPMgSLT is demonstrated. Pulses as short as 3.6 ps with an average output power of ~1 W are obtained at a repetition rate of 120 MHz.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 6, 2011
Published: October 20, 2011

Citation
Hristo Iliev, Ivan Buchvarov, Sunao Kurimura, and Valentin Petrov, "1.34-μm Nd:YVO4 laser mode-locked by SHG-lens formation in periodically-poled stoichiometric lithium tantalate," Opt. Express 19, 21754-21759 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-22-21754


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