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Passively stabilized Kerr-lens mode-locked diode-pumped Yb:YAG laser
Author(s): Sadao Uemura; Kenji Torizuka
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Paper Abstract

We developed a passively stabilized Kerr-lens mode-locking scheme for diode-pumped Yb-doped-bulk lasers. Taking an Yb:YAG laser as an example, we succeeded in generating pulses as short as 105 fs, which is to our knowledge the shortest pulse ever produced from a Yb:YAG laser. The spectral width and average laser power are 11.0 nm and 123 mW, respectively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7022, Advanced Laser Technologies 2007, 70220K (5 June 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.803937
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Sadao Uemura, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan)
Kenji Torizuka, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7022:
Advanced Laser Technologies 2007

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