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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1988
  • pp: 470–472

Generation of sub-100-fsec pulses tunable near 497 nm from a colliding-pulse mode-locked ring dye laser

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


Optics Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 470-472 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.13.000470


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Abstract

A colliding-pulse mode-locked ring dye laser with Coumarin 102 passively mode locked by 3,3′-diethyloxacarbocyanine iodide has been developed. Pulses of less than 100-fsec duration have been obtained from 493 to 502 nm at a repetition rate of 160 MHz. A similar operation has also been obtained with alternative saturable absorbers.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 25, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: March 22, 1988
Published: June 1, 1988

Citation
P. M. W. French and J. R. Taylor, "Generation of sub-100-fsec pulses tunable near 497 nm from a colliding-pulse mode-locked ring dye laser," Opt. Lett. 13, 470-472 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-13-6-470


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