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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1768–1770

Self-starting mode-locked Cr4+:YAG laser with a low-loss broadband semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror

Zhigang Zhang, Tadashi Nakagawa, Kenji Torizuka, Takeyoshi Sugaya, and Katsuyuki Kobayashi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 23, pp. 1768-1770 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001768


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Abstract

We report a self-starting mode-locked Cr4+:YAG laser with a low-loss broadband metal reflector–based semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror. The minimum pulse width was 44 fs at a wavelength of 1520 nm.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7090) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast lasers

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Zhigang Zhang, Tadashi Nakagawa, Kenji Torizuka, Takeyoshi Sugaya, and Katsuyuki Kobayashi, "Self-starting mode-locked Cr4+:YAG laser with a low-loss broadband semiconductor saturable-absorber mirror," Opt. Lett. 24, 1768-1770 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-23-1768


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