Low-loss GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector for mode-locking of a femtosecond Cr/sup 4+/ : forsterite-laser

A McWilliam, A A Lagatsky, C G Leburn, P Fischer, Christian Thomas Alcuin Brown, G J Valentine, A J Kemp, S Calvez, D Burns, M D Dawson, M Pessa, Wilson Sibbett

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Abstract

A GaInNAs saturable Bragg reflector is used to mode-lock a Cr4+ : forsterite solid-state laser. This low-loss saturable absorber mediates the generation of tunable femtosecond pulses having durations as short as 62 fs in the 1300-nm spectral region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2292
Number of pages2292
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume17
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005

Keywords

  • Cr : forsterite
  • GaInNAs
  • mode-locked lasers
  • ultrashort pulses
  • CR-FORSTERITE LASER
  • 1.3-MU-M

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