3 March 2011 LD-pumped soliton and non-soliton mode-locked operations of Yb:(Gd1-xYx)2SiO5 (x=0.5) laser
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Diode-pumped soliton and non-soliton mode-locked Yb:(Gd1-xYx) 2SiO5 (x=0.5) lasers have been demonstrated together for the first time to the author's knowledge. For the non-soliton mode locking, output power could achieve ~1.2 W, and pulse width was about 20ps. For the soliton mode-locked operation, the pulse width was 1.4ps at the wavelength of 1056nm and 375fs at the wavelength of 1042nm, with a pair of SF10 prisms as the negative dispersion elements. The repetition rate was 48 MHz. The critical pulse energy in the soliton-mode locked operation against the Q-switched mode locking was much lower than the value in non-soliton mode-locked operation.
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Jinping He, Jinping He, Xiaoyan Liang, Xiaoyan Liang, Jinfeng Li, Jinfeng Li, Lihe Zheng, Lihe Zheng, Liangbi Su, Liangbi Su, Jun Xu, Jun Xu, Zhizhan Xu, Zhizhan Xu, } "LD-pumped soliton and non-soliton mode-locked operations of Yb:(Gd1-xYx)2SiO5 (x=0.5) laser", Proc. SPIE 7912, Solid State Lasers XX: Technology and Devices, 791225 (3 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.874371; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.874371
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