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Pulse formation and characteristics of the cw mode-locked titanium-doped sapphire laser
Author(s): Wolfgang Zschocke; Uwe Stamm; Ernst Heumann; Mario Ledig; Uwe Guenzel; Jiri Kvapil; Michael P. Koselja; Jiri Kubelka
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Paper Abstract

We report on measurements of transient and steady-state pulse characteristics of an acousto- optically mode-locked titanium-doped sapphire laser. During the pulse evolution, oscillations in the pulse width and pulse energy are found. A steady state is reached after about 40 to 60 microsecond(s) . The steady-state pulse width is strongly influenced by the mode-locking loss as well as the intracavity bandwidth. Shortest pulses of typically 15 ps are obtained. The experiment is compared with results of a simple computer simulation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1501, Advanced Laser Concepts and Applications, (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46861
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Wolfgang Zschocke, Lasitron GmbH (Germany)
Uwe Stamm, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. (Germany)
Ernst Heumann, Technische Hochschule Ilmenau (Germany)
Mario Ledig, Gsaenger Optoelektronik GmbH (Germany)
Uwe Guenzel, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. (Germany)
Jiri Kvapil, Monokristaly Turnov (Czech Republic)
Michael P. Koselja, Monokristaly Turnov (Czech Republic)
Jiri Kubelka, Monokristaly Turnov (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1501:
Advanced Laser Concepts and Applications
Sidney Singer, Editor(s)

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