Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser

Peter W. Roth, Alexander James Maclean, David Burns, Alan J. Kemp

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Abstract

Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti:Al2O3 laser is reported. A single 1W GaN-based diode laser operating at 452nm is used as the pump laser. Pulse durations as short as 114fs and average output powers of up to 13mW are obtained.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-306
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume36
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2011

Keywords

  • lasers
  • laser optics
  • diode-pumped lasers

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