OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1996
  • pp: 405–407

Passively Q-switched 180-ps Nd:LaSc3(BO3)4 microchip laser

B. Braun, F. X. Kärtner, U. Keller, J.-P. Meyn, and G. Huber  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 405-407 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000405


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (355 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We passively Q switched a Nd:LaSc3(BO3)4 microchip laser with an antiresonant Fabry–Perot saturable absorber (A-FPSA) and achieved single-frequency, 180-ps pulses with 0.1 μJ of pulse energy at a repetition rate of 110 kHz. Because of the compactness and scaling possibilities offered by the A-FPSA, the pulse width can be varied from 180 ps to 30 ns and the repetition rate from 50 kHz to 7 MHz.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: October 16, 1995
Published: March 15, 1996

Citation
B. Braun, J.-P. Meyn, G. Huber, F. X. Kärtner, and U. Keller, "Passively Q-switched 180-ps Nd:LaSc3(BO3)4 microchip laser," Opt. Lett. 21, 405-407 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-6-405


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. J. J. Zayhowski, C. Dill, Opt. Lett. 19, 1427 (1994). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. J. J. Zayhowski, J. Ochoa, C. Dill, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 15 of 1995 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1995), paper CTuM2, p. 139.
  3. P. Wang, S.-H. Zhou, K. K. Lee, Y. C. Chen, Opt. Commun. 114, 439 (1995). [CrossRef]
  4. U. Keller, D. A. B. Miller, G. D. Boyd, T. H. Chiu, J. F. Ferguson, M. T. Asom, Opt. Lett. 17, 505 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. U. Keller, Appl. Phys. B 58, 347 (1994). [CrossRef]
  6. B. Braun, U. Keller, Opt. Lett. 20, 1020 (1995). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. S. A. Kutovoi, V. V. Laptev, S. Y. Matsnev, Sov. J. Quantum Electron. 21, 131 (1991). [CrossRef]
  8. B. Beier, J.-P. Meyn, R. Knappe, K.-J. Boller, G. Huber, R. Wallenstein, Appl. Phys. B 58, 381 (1994). [CrossRef]
  9. J.-P. Meyn, T. Jensen, G. Huber, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 30, 913 (1994). [CrossRef]
  10. J.-P. Meyn, “Neodym-Lanthan-Scandium-Borat: Ein neues Material für miniaturisierte Festkörperlaser,” Ph.D. dissertation (Universität Hamburg, 1994).
  11. J. J. Zayhowski, Opt. Lett. 15, 431 (1990). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. L. R. Brovelli, U. Keller, T. H. Chiu, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 12, 311 (1995). [CrossRef]
  13. H. A. Haus, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-12, 169 (1976). [CrossRef]
  14. F. X. Kärtner, L. R. Brovelli, D. Kopf, M. Kamp, I. Calasso, U. Keller, Opt. Eng. 34, 2024 (1995). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited