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Pulse shortening and power scaling of passively mode-locked feedback-stabilised Nd:KGW laser

Cerny, P. and Valentine, G.J. and Burns, D. (2004) Pulse shortening and power scaling of passively mode-locked feedback-stabilised Nd:KGW laser. In: Proceedings of the advanced solid-state photonics conference 2004. Optical Society of America, Washington DC, USA. ISBN 1557527717

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Abstract

We show that by incorporating negative feedback stabilisation to allow on increasing the modulation depth of the saturable absorber in a diode-pumped mode-locked Nd:KGd(WO4)2 laser leads to significant pulse shortening.