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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 15 — Jul. 29, 2013
  • pp: 17806–17813

Carbon nanotube mode-locked optically-pumped semiconductor disk laser

K. Seger, N. Meiser, S. Y. Choi, B. H. Jung, D.-I. Yeom, F. Rotermund, O. Okhotnikov, F. Laurell, and V. Pasiskevicius  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 15, pp. 17806-17813 (2013)

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An optically pumped semiconductor disk laser was mode-locked for the first time by employing a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber. Stable passive fundamental mode-locking was obtained at a repetition rate of 613 MHz with a pulse length of 1.23 ps. The mode-locked semiconductor disk laser in a compact geometry delivered a maximum average output power of 136 mW at 1074 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(140.7260) Lasers and laser optics : Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 10, 2013
Published: July 18, 2013

K. Seger, N. Meiser, S. Y. Choi, B. H. Jung, D.-I. Yeom, F. Rotermund, O. Okhotnikov, F. Laurell, and V. Pasiskevicius, "Carbon nanotube mode-locked optically-pumped semiconductor disk laser," Opt. Express 21, 17806-17813 (2013)

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