Laser Physics

, 21:1750

High-power 10-GHz self-mode-locked Nd:LuVO4 laser

  • Y. J. Huang
  • H. C. Liang
  • Y. F. Chen
  • H. J. Zhang
  • J. Y. Wang
  • M. H. Jiang
Solid State and Liquid Lasers

Abstract

We report on a high-power diode-end-pumped self-mode-locked Nd:LuVO4 laser with the pulse repetition rate up to 9.52 GHz for the first time. The large third-order nonlinearity of the Nd:LuVO4 crystal is exploited to efficiently achieve a fairly stable self-mode-locked operation without any additional components. The detailed characteristics of the compact efficient self-mode-locked laser are experimentally investigated and theoretically analyzed. With the incident pump power of 2.6 W, the average output power up to 0.54 W is generated with the pulse width of 7.9 ps at the pulse repetition rate of 9.52 GHz.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. J. Huang
    • 1
  • H. C. Liang
    • 1
  • Y. F. Chen
    • 1
  • H. J. Zhang
    • 2
  • J. Y. Wang
    • 2
  • M. H. Jiang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ElectrophysicsNational Chiao Tung UniversityHsinchuTaiwan
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Crystal Materials and Institute of Crystal MaterialsShandong UniversityJinanPR China

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