Lagatsky, A.A. and Fusari, F. and Calvez, S. and Kurilchik, S.V. and Kisel, V.E. and Kuleshov, N.V. and Dawson, M.D. and Brown, C.T.A. and Sibbett, W. (2009) Femtosecond pulse operation of a Tm,Ho-codoped crystalline laser near 2 μm. Optics Letters, 35 (2). pp. 172-174. ISSN 0146-9592Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
We demonstrate, for the first time to our knowledge, femtosecond-regime mode locking of a Tm,Ho-codoped crystalline laser operating in the 2 m spectral region. Transform-limited 570 fs pulses were generated at 2055 nm by a Tm,Ho:KYWO42 laser that produced an average output power of 130 mW at a pulse repetition frequency of 118 MHz. Mode locking was achieved using an ion-implanted InGaAsSb quantum-wellbased semiconductor saturable absorber mirror.
|Keywords:||lasers, solid state lasers, laser optics, ultrafast optics, Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics > Institute of Photonics|
|Depositing user:||Miss Sharon Kelly|
|Date Deposited:||23 Jun 2010 08:28|
|Last modified:||17 Feb 2017 04:33|