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Physics and Scaling of Saturable Bragg Reflector-Modelocked Diode-Pumped Solid State Ultrafast Lasers

  • S. Tsuda
  • W. H. Knox
  • S. T. Cundiff
  • J. L. Zyskind
  • W. Y. Jan
  • R. Pathak
  • J. E. Cunningham
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 62)

Abstract

The scalability and modelocking mechanisms of Saturable-Bragg Reflector-modelocked ultrafast lasers are discussed. For Cr:LiSAF we obtain 88 mW of 90 fs pulses at 860 nm.

Keywords

Quantum Well Saturable Absorber Quarter Wave Ultrafast Laser Pump Diode 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Tsuda
    • 1
  • W. H. Knox
    • 1
  • S. T. Cundiff
    • 1
  • J. L. Zyskind
    • 1
  • W. Y. Jan
    • 1
  • R. Pathak
    • 1
  • J. E. Cunningham
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesLucent TechnologiesHolmdelUSA

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