Applied Physics B

, Volume 56, Issue 6, pp 335–342 | Cite as

Additive pulse mode-locked Nd: YAG laser

An experimental account
  • F. Mitschke
  • G. Steinmeyer
  • M. Ostermeyer
  • C. Fallnich
  • H. Welling
Article

Abstract

Additive pulse mode locking applied to lamppumped Nd: YAG lasers results in an attractive source of picosecond pulses at 1.06 μm or 1.32 μm with average powers at the Watt level. We provide detailed information on construction and operation and give data on performance. A modified active stabilization scheme allows not only improved stability of operation but also insight into the dynamics of pulse formation.

PACS

42.65.Re 42.60.Fc 42.55.Rz 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Mitschke
    • 1
  • G. Steinmeyer
    • 1
  • M. Ostermeyer
    • 1
  • C. Fallnich
    • 1
  • H. Welling
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für QuantenoptikUniversität HannoverHannover 1Germany

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