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Q-Switching of Ytterbium Lasers by A Graphene Saturable Absorber

  • Pavel Loiko
  • Josep Maria Serres
  • Xavier Mateos
  • Haohai Yu
  • Huaijin Zhang
  • Junhai Liu
  • Konstantin Yumashev
  • Uwe Griebner
  • Valentin Petrov
  • Magdalena Aguiló
  • Francesc Díaz
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)

Abstract

Yb:YGG, Yb:LuGG and Yb:CNGG lasers are Q-switched by a graphene-based saturable absorber. 190 ns/1.9 μJ pulses are generated at 1045.1 nm using Yb: CNGG and the maximum output power is 440 mW with 24 % slope efficiency.

Keywords

Saturable Absorber Slope Efficiency Maximum Average Output Power Floating Zone Method Single Carbon Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavel Loiko
    • 1
    • 2
  • Josep Maria Serres
    • 2
  • Xavier Mateos
    • 2
  • Haohai Yu
    • 3
  • Huaijin Zhang
    • 3
  • Junhai Liu
    • 4
  • Konstantin Yumashev
    • 1
  • Uwe Griebner
    • 5
  • Valentin Petrov
    • 5
  • Magdalena Aguiló
    • 2
  • Francesc Díaz
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Optical Materials and TechnologiesBelarusian National Technical UniversityMinskBelarus
  2. 2.Física i Cristal·lografia de Materials i Nanomaterials (FiCMA-FiCNA)Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), Campus SesceladesTarragonaSpain
  3. 3.State Key Laboratory of Crystal MaterialsShandong UniversityJinanChina
  4. 4.College of PhysicsQingdao UniversityQingdaoChina
  5. 5.Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse SpectroscopyBerlinGermany

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