Major, A. and Nikolakakos, I. and Aitchison, J.S. and Ferguson, A.I. and Langford, N. and Smith, P.W.E. (2003) Characterization of the nonlinear refractive index of the laser crystal Yb:KGd(WO 4) 2. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, 77 (4). pp. 433-436. ISSN 0946-2171Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
We present results of the characterization of the nonlinear refractive index of the laser crystal Yb:KGd(WO4)2 using a z-scan technique over the 800-1600 nm wavelength range. Based on our experimental and theoretical results we conclude that Yb:KGW crystal is a good candidate for efficient Kerr-lens mode locking.
|Keywords:||nonlinear refractive index, laser crystal, Kerr-lens mode locking, optics, photonics, Optics. Light, Physics and Astronomy(all), Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Mr Derek Boyle|
|Date Deposited:||06 Feb 2007|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 10:48|