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Polarized operation of Yb:YAl3(BO3)4 CW and mode-locked lasers
Author(s): Yanrong Song; Bronwen Taylor; Peter Dekker; Judith Dawes; James Piper
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Paper Abstract

We present a diode-pumped Yb3+: YAl3(BO3)3 (Yb:YAB) laser system and measured the polarized outputs of the CW and femtosecond mode-locked lasers with semiconductor saturable-absorber mirrors (SESAM) at the fundamental wavelength. For the CW output, polarization ratios were 88.1% and 87.2% . For the mode-locked system, polarization ratio reached 38.5%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5460, Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers, (1 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.545315
Show Author Affiliations
Yanrong Song, Beijing Univ. of Technology (China)
Bronwen Taylor, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Peter Dekker, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Judith Dawes, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
James Piper, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5460:
Solid State Lasers and Amplifiers
Alphan Sennaroglu; James G. Fujimoto; Clifford R. Pollock, Editor(s)

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