Low-loss GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector for mode-locking of a femtosecond Cr/sup 4+/:forsterite-laser

A. McWilliam, A.A. Lagatsky, C.G. Leburn, P. Fischer, C.T.A. Brown, W. Sibbett, G.J. Valentine, A. Kemp, S. Calvez, D. Burns, M.D. Dawson, M. Pessa

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Abstract

A GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector is used to mode-lock a Cr/sup 4+/ : forsterite solid-state laser. This low-loss saturable absorber mediates the generation of tunable femtosecond pulses having durations as short as 62 fs in the 1300-nm spectral region.
LanguageEnglish
Pages2292-2294
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume17
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Bragg reflectors
Saturable absorbers
Laser mode locking
forsterite
Solid state lasers
solid state lasers
Ultrashort pulses
locking
absorbers
pulse duration
Lasers
lasers

Keywords

  • semiconductors
  • gallium arsenide
  • gallium compounds
  • laser
  • laser tuning
  • optics
  • photonics

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McWilliam, A., Lagatsky, A. A., Leburn, C. G., Fischer, P., Brown, C. T. A., Sibbett, W., ... Pessa, M. (2005). Low-loss GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector for mode-locking of a femtosecond Cr/sup 4+/:forsterite-laser. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 17(11), 2292-2294. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2005.857221
McWilliam, A. ; Lagatsky, A.A. ; Leburn, C.G. ; Fischer, P. ; Brown, C.T.A. ; Sibbett, W. ; Valentine, G.J. ; Kemp, A. ; Calvez, S. ; Burns, D. ; Dawson, M.D. ; Pessa, M. / Low-loss GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector for mode-locking of a femtosecond Cr/sup 4+/:forsterite-laser. In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2005 ; Vol. 17, No. 11. pp. 2292-2294.
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In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 17, No. 11, 2005, p. 2292-2294.

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