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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2001
  • pp: 199–201

Diode-end-pumped passively mode-locked high-power Nd:YVO4 laser with a relaxed saturable Bragg reflector

Y. F. Chen, S. W. Tsai, Y. P. Lan, S. C. Wang, and K. F. Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 199-201 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000199


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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-power passively mode-locked Nd:YVO 4 laser that uses a saturable Bragg reflector (SBR) with strain relaxation. 23.5 W of average power with ~21.5-ps cw mode-locked pulse trains was generated at a 50-W pump power. Experimental results show that appropriate strain relaxation in the SBR makes the mode-locking operation less sensitive to temperature variation.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(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
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials

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Y. F. Chen, S. W. Tsai, Y. P. Lan, S. C. Wang, and K. F. Huang, "Diode-end-pumped passively mode-locked high-power Nd:YVO4 laser with a relaxed saturable Bragg reflector," Opt. Lett. 26, 199-201 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-4-199


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