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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1985–1987

Third-order-harmonic mode locking of a bulk erbium:ytterbium:glass laser at a 2.5-GHz repetition rate

S. Longhi, P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, and O. Svelto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 1985-1987 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001985


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Abstract

A bulk erbium:ytterbium:phosphate glass laser has been actively mode locked at the third-order harmonic by a bulk lithium niobate phase modulator. Light pulses of 9.6-ps duration, 2.5-GHz repetition rate, and 3-mW average power at 1530-nm wavelength have been obtained.

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Original Manuscript: July 28, 1994
Published: December 1, 1994

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S. Longhi, P. Laporta, S. Taccheo, and O. Svelto, "Third-order-harmonic mode locking of a bulk erbium:ytterbium:glass laser at a 2.5-GHz repetition rate," Opt. Lett. 19, 1985-1987 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-23-1985


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