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Passive Q-switching and mode locking of 2-um lasers
Author(s): Kenneth L. Schepler; Brian D. Smith; Frank Heine; Guenter Huber
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Paper Abstract

We review the state of the art in developing passively Q-switched and mode-locked 2-micrometers lasers. Passive Q-switching was demonstrated using an InGaAs saturable absorber. An experiment to demonstrate passive mode locking using a diode-pumped 2-micrometers laser and similar semiconductor saturable absorbers is in progress.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 June 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1864, Solid State Lasers IV, (17 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146879
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Kenneth L. Schepler, Air Force Wright Lab. (United States)
Brian D. Smith, Air Force Wright Lab. (United States)
Frank Heine, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)
Guenter Huber, Univ. Hamburg (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1864:
Solid State Lasers IV
Gregory J. Quarles; Milton A. Woodall, Editor(s)

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