Q-switch mode-locking of Pr3+-doped YLF laser at 639 nm with a Cr4+-doped YAG saturable absorber

Ryo Abe, Junichiro Kojou, Kensuke Masuda, Kenichi Hirosawa, Fumihiko Kannari

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Abstract

We experimentally prove that a Cr4+:YAG crystal exhibits saturable absorption in visible wavelengths. We demonstrate the first passively Q-switch mode-locked Pr3+:YLF laser with a Cr4+:YAG at 639 nm pumped by InGaN diode lasers.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Oct 18
Event10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2013 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2013 Jun 302013 Jul 4

Publication series

NamePacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest

Other

Other10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2013
CountryJapan
CityKyoto
Period13/6/3013/7/4

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Abe, R., Kojou, J., Masuda, K., Hirosawa, K., & Kannari, F. (2013). Q-switch mode-locking of Pr3+-doped YLF laser at 639 nm with a Cr4+-doped YAG saturable absorber. In 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2013 [6600155] (Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest). https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOPR.2013.6600155