Additive-pulse mode locking of a diode-pumped Nd:KGd(WO4)2 laser

A. Major, N. Langford, T. Graf, A.I. Ferguson

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-469
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics B: Lasers and Optics
Volume75
Issue number4-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2002

Keywords

  • lasers
  • pulse
  • diode-pumped laser
  • optics
  • photonics

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