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Diode-pumped femtosecond oscillators based on new ytterbium-doped borate crystals
Author(s): F. Druon; S. Chenais; Francois Balembois; P. Georges; Romain Gaume; Paul-Henri Haumesser; Gerard Aka; Bruno Viana; D. Vivien
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate for the first time the use of a new borate crystals: Yb:GdCOB and Yb:BOYS in femtosecond mode-locked oscillators. Pulses as short as 69 fs for the Yb:BOYS and 89 fs for the Yb:GdCOB have been obtained near 1 µm.

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Date Published: 17 February 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4833, Applications of Photonic Technology 5, (17 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.475351
Show Author Affiliations
F. Druon, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique (France)
S. Chenais, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institute d'Optique (France)
Francois Balembois, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique Theorique et Appliquee (France)
P. Georges, Lab. Charles Fabry de l'Institut d'Optique (France)
Romain Gaume, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (France)
Paul-Henri Haumesser, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (France)
Gerard Aka, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (France)
Bruno Viana, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (France)
D. Vivien, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris (France)


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Applications of Photonic Technology 5

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