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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 780–782

Generation of 12-fs pulses from a diode-pumped Kerr-lens mode-locked Cr:LiSAF laser

Sadao Uemura and Kenji Torizuka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 780-782 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.000780


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Abstract

We demonstrate 12-fs-pulse generation from a diode-pumped Kerr-lens mode-locked Cr:LiSAF laser. This is to our knowledge the shortest pulse ever produced from a mode-locked Cr:LiSAF laser. Based on an improved estimation of the intracavity dispersions, we utilized BK7 glass for the Brewster-prism-pair material.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3580) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, solid-state
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(320.5550) Ultrafast optics : Pulses
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

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Sadao Uemura and Kenji Torizuka, "Generation of 12-fs pulses from a diode-pumped Kerr-lens mode-locked Cr:LiSAF laser," Opt. Lett. 24, 780-782 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-11-780


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