Self-starting additive-pulse mode locking of a diode-pumped Nd:KGd(WO4)2 laser is demonstrated for the first time. An output power of 0.85 W is achieved with 2.3-ps pulses at a repetition frequency of 76.5 MHz. The shortest pulse generated had a duration of 1.9 ps.
- diode-pumped laser
Major, A., Langford, N., Graf, T., & Ferguson, A. I. (2002). Additive-pulse mode locking of a diode-pumped Nd:KGd(WO4)2 laser. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, 75(4-5), 467-469. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-002-1004-7