1 October 1991 Pulse formation and characteristics of the cw mode-locked titanium-doped sapphire laser
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Proceedings Volume 1501, Advanced Laser Concepts and Applications; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46861
Event: ECO4 (The Hague '91), 1991, The Hague, Netherlands
Abstract
We report on measurements of transient and steady-state pulse characteristics of an acousto- optically mode-locked titanium-doped sapphire laser. During the pulse evolution, oscillations in the pulse width and pulse energy are found. A steady state is reached after about 40 to 60 microsecond(s) . The steady-state pulse width is strongly influenced by the mode-locking loss as well as the intracavity bandwidth. Shortest pulses of typically 15 ps are obtained. The experiment is compared with results of a simple computer simulation.
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Wolfgang Zschocke, Wolfgang Zschocke, Uwe Stamm, Uwe Stamm, Ernst Heumann, Ernst Heumann, Mario Ledig, Mario Ledig, Uwe Guenzel, Uwe Guenzel, Jiri Kvapil, Jiri Kvapil, Michael P. Koselja, Michael P. Koselja, Jiri Kubelka, Jiri Kubelka, } "Pulse formation and characteristics of the cw mode-locked titanium-doped sapphire laser", Proc. SPIE 1501, Advanced Laser Concepts and Applications, (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46861; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.46861
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