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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1988
  • pp: 458–460

Continuous-wave mode-locked Nd:glass laser pumped by a laser diode

Santanu Basu and Robert L. Byer  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 458-460 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.13.000458


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Abstract

We have demonstrated a diode-laser-pumped, cw, mode-locked Nd:glass laser oscillator. With a 0.5% output coupler the pump threshold for mode-locked operation was 22.9 mW. The mode-locked pulse width was shorter than 36.5 psec, which was the response time of the fast photodiode and the sampling oscilloscope. Diode-laser-pumped mode-locked operation was also extended to Nd:YAG.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 20, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 1988
Published: June 1, 1988

Citation
Santanu Basu and Robert L. Byer, "Continuous-wave mode-locked Nd:glass laser pumped by a laser diode," Opt. Lett. 13, 458-460 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-13-6-458


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