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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1986
  • pp: 297–299

Passively mode-locked continuous-wave Rhodamine 110 dye laser

P. M. W. French and J. R. Taylor  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 11, Issue 5, pp. 297-299 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.11.000297


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Abstract

The passive mode locking of a cw Rhodamine 110 dye laser is reported. In a simple uncompensated linear cavity, subpicosecond pulse generation was achieved over the spectral range 553–570 nm. Pulses as short as 150 fsec were recorded using standard second-harmonic autocorrelation measurement techniques. Two saturable-absorbing species were found to operate successfully in this region.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 27, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: February 19, 1986
Published: May 1, 1986

Citation
P. M. W. French and J. R. Taylor, "Passively mode-locked continuous-wave Rhodamine 110 dye laser," Opt. Lett. 11, 297-299 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-11-5-297


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