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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1995
  • pp: 2228–2230

Generation of femtosecond pulses through second-harmonic compression of the output of a Nd:YAG laser

Arvydas Umbrasas, Jean-Claude Diels, James Jacob, Gintaras Valiulis, and Algis Piskarskas  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 2228-2230 (1995)

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We report a greater than 20-fold compression during second-harmonic generation from an active–passive mode-locked Nd:YAG laser controlled by passive negative feedback. A compression ratio of 32 times is achieved in the beam center, resulting in a pulse duration of 360 fs.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 7, 1995
Published: November 1, 1995

Arvydas Umbrasas, James Jacob, Gintaras Valiulis, Algis Piskarskas, and Jean-Claude Diels, "Generation of femtosecond pulses through second-harmonic compression of the output of a Nd:YAG laser," Opt. Lett. 20, 2228-2230 (1995)

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