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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2011
  • pp: 304–306

Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser

Peter W. Roth, Alexander J. Maclean, David Burns, and Alan J. Kemp  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 304-306 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.000304


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Abstract

Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti : Al 2 O 3 laser is reported. A single 1 W GaN-based diode laser operating at 452 nm is used as the pump laser. Pulse durations as short as 114 fs and average output powers of up to 13 mW are obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 2010
Published: January 14, 2011

Citation
Peter W. Roth, Alexander J. Maclean, David Burns, and Alan J. Kemp, "Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser," Opt. Lett. 36, 304-306 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-2-304


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