4 December 1998 Continuous-wave and self-starting passively mode-locked broadband Cr4+:YAG laser system
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We have developed a continuous-wave and self-starting passively mode-locked broadband laser system based on Cr4+:YAG crystal. The laser wavelength in the cw mode is tunable in the 1.34 - 1.56 micrometers region with one mirror set. For pulsed operation, the technique relies on the passive mode-locking that arise from the saturable Bragg reflector. The cavity design incorporates the one intracavity prism configuration. We demonstrate self- starting and stable subpicosecond pulses of about 400 fs widely tunable from 1420 to 1510 nm with an output power as high as 230 mW.
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Yongmao Chang, Romain Maciejko, Richard Leonelli, Anthony Spring Thorpe, "Continuous-wave and self-starting passively mode-locked broadband Cr4+:YAG laser system", Proc. SPIE 3491, 1998 International Conference on Applications of Photonic Technology III: Closing the Gap between Theory, Development, and Applications, (4 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328699; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.328699


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