Picture map of Europe with pins indicating European capital cities

Open Access research with a European policy impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC).

EPRC is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.

Explore research outputs by the European Policies Research Centre...

PbS quantum-dot-doped glass for efficient passive mode locking in a CWYb : KYW laser

Lagatsky, A.A. and Malyarevich, A M and Savitski, Vasili and Gaponenko, M S and Yumashev, K V and Zhilin, A A and Brown, C T A and Sibbett, W (2006) PbS quantum-dot-doped glass for efficient passive mode locking in a CWYb : KYW laser. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 18 (1). pp. 259-261. ISSN 1041-1135

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

Efficient passive mode locking of a diode-pumped Yb3+ : KY(WO4)(2) laser using a PbS quantum-dot-doped saturable absorber is described. Pulses of 2.6 ps at around 1 mu m were generated at a pulse repetition frequency of 99 MHz with an average output power of 250 mW. A saturation fluence of 15 mu J/cm(2) and a fast temporal decay of 6 ps were measured in this quantum-dot-doped glass.