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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2008
  • pp: 1608–1610

Passively mode-locked Yb : K Lu ( W O 4 ) 2 thin-disk oscillator operated in the positive and negative dispersion regime

Guido Palmer, Marcel Schultze, Martin Siegel, Moritz Emons, Udo Bünting, and Uwe Morgner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 14, pp. 1608-1610 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.001608


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Abstract

We demonstrate a passively mode-locked femtosecond Yb : K Lu ( W O 4 ) 2 thin-disk laser oscillator. Chirped-pulse operation in the positive dispersion regime as well as solitary operation have been realized, and the laser performance of both configurations are compared. In the solitary mode-locking regime the output power exceeds 25 W in a diffraction-limited beam, and pulse durations as short as 440 fs at a 34.7 MHz repetition rate have been generated. For the first time we present a chirped-pulse operation of a thin-disk oscillator that yields a maximum average output power of 9.5 W with a Fourier limit of 450 fs .

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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

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: April 17, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 26, 2008
Published: July 14, 2008

Citation
Guido Palmer, Marcel Schultze, Martin Siegel, Moritz Emons, Udo Bünting, and Uwe Morgner, "Passively mode-locked Yb:KLu(WO4)2 thin-disk oscillator operated in the positive and negative dispersion regime," Opt. Lett. 33, 1608-1610 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-14-1608


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