10 March 2016 High-order dispersion in sub-200-fs pulsed VECSELs
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We present a VECSEL based on a gain sample design which utilizes only a single-layer dielectric Al2O3 coating for dispersion management. The gain structure generated pulse durations down to 193 fs in combination with a surface-recombination SESAM, with an average power of 400 mW at 1.6 GHz setting a new peak power record for sub-200 fs mode-locked VECSELs. The pulses obtained were, however, 2x transform-limited and a further FROG measurement of a similar laser is presented revealing a linear chirp and cubic spectral phase.
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C. Robin Head, C. Robin Head, Alexander Hein, Alexander Hein, Andrew P. Turnbull, Andrew P. Turnbull, Markus Polanik, Markus Polanik, Edward A. Shaw, Edward A. Shaw, Theo Chen Sverre, Theo Chen Sverre, Peter Unger, Peter Unger, Anne C. Tropper, Anne C. Tropper, "High-order dispersion in sub-200-fs pulsed VECSELs", Proc. SPIE 9734, Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VECSELs) VI, 973408 (10 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2212690; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2212690
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