Passive stabilisation of an SBR-mode-locked Nd:KGW laser by nonlinear absorption in indium phosphide

P. Cerny, G. Valentine, D. Burns, K. McEwan

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Abstract

We demonstrate, for the first time to our knowledge, that passive stabilisation using inverse saturable absorption in indium phosphide expands the parameter range for stable continuous wave mode-locking in a diode-pumped passively mode-locked Nd:KGW laser.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2004 conference on lasers and electro-optics Europe (CLEO/Europe)
PublisherIEEE
Pages2
Volume1
ISBN (Print)1-55752-777-6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004

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indium phosphides
stabilization
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continuous radiation
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Keywords

  • indium compounds
  • laser mode locking
  • laser stability
  • neodymium
  • nonlinear optics
  • optical pumping
  • optical saturable absorption
  • solid lasers

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Cerny, P., Valentine, G., Burns, D., & McEwan, K. (2004). Passive stabilisation of an SBR-mode-locked Nd:KGW laser by nonlinear absorption in indium phosphide. In Proceedings of the 2004 conference on lasers and electro-optics Europe (CLEO/Europe) (Vol. 1, pp. 2). IEEE.
Cerny, P. ; Valentine, G. ; Burns, D. ; McEwan, K. / Passive stabilisation of an SBR-mode-locked Nd:KGW laser by nonlinear absorption in indium phosphide. Proceedings of the 2004 conference on lasers and electro-optics Europe (CLEO/Europe). Vol. 1 IEEE, 2004. pp. 2
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Passive stabilisation of an SBR-mode-locked Nd:KGW laser by nonlinear absorption in indium phosphide. / Cerny, P.; Valentine, G.; Burns, D.; McEwan, K.

Proceedings of the 2004 conference on lasers and electro-optics Europe (CLEO/Europe). Vol. 1 IEEE, 2004. p. 2.

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Cerny P, Valentine G, Burns D, McEwan K. Passive stabilisation of an SBR-mode-locked Nd:KGW laser by nonlinear absorption in indium phosphide. In Proceedings of the 2004 conference on lasers and electro-optics Europe (CLEO/Europe). Vol. 1. IEEE. 2004. p. 2