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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2005
  • pp: 1482–1484

InAs/GaAs quantum-dot saturable absorber for a diode-pumped passively mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser at 1342 nm

K. W. Su, H. C. Lai, A. Li, Y. F. Chen, and K. F. Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 12, pp. 1482-1484 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001482


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Abstract

We report that InAs/GaAs quantum dots were developed to be saturable absorbers as well as output couplers in diode-pumped passively mode-locked Nd:YVO4 lasers at 1342 nm. With an incident pump power of 12.6 W, an average output power of 0.85 W with a mode-locked pulse width of 26 ps at a repetition rate of 152 MHz was obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3480) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, diode-pumped
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

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K. W. Su, H. C. Lai, A. Li, Y. F. Chen, and K. F. Huang, "InAs/GaAs quantum-dot saturable absorber for a diode-pumped passively mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser at 1342 nm," Opt. Lett. 30, 1482-1484 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-12-1482


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