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Generation of THz frequency offset with dual-wavelength Yb:KGW laser
Author(s): R. Akbari; A. Major
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Paper Abstract

Dual-wavelength (DW) operation of Yb:KGW laser was demonstrated by using a 1 mm-thick birefringent filter (BRF). Based on gain balancing around a single transmission peak of the filter, DW pairs with wavelength separation far smaller than the free spectral range of the filter could be generated. A series of DW pairs with wavelength separation of around 0.5 nm (Δν≈0.14 THz) and 4 nm (Δν≈1.1 THz) within the available gain bandwidth were generated. This method can be also applied with the other lasers that have broad gain bandwidth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2020
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 11259, Solid State Lasers XXIX: Technology and Devices, 112591U (21 February 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2542080
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R. Akbari, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)
A. Major, Univ. of Manitoba (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11259:
Solid State Lasers XXIX: Technology and Devices
W. Andrew Clarkson; Ramesh K. Shori, Editor(s)

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