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 publicationPacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest
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Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2013 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2013 Jun 302013 Jul 4

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

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YLF lasers
Saturable absorbers
Laser mode locking
yttrium-aluminum garnet
locking
Semiconductor lasers
absorbers
switches
Switches
Wavelength
Crystals
semiconductor lasers
wavelengths
crystals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • 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 Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest [6600155] https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOPR.2013.6600155

Q-switch mode-locking of Pr3+-doped YLF laser at 639 nm with a Cr4+-doped YAG saturable absorber. / Abe, Ryo; Kojou, Junichiro; Masuda, Kensuke; Hirosawa, Kenichi; Kannari, Fumihiko.

Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest. 2013. 6600155.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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 Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest., 6600155, 10th Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2013, Kyoto, Japan, 13/6/30. https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOPR.2013.6600155
Abe R, Kojou J, Masuda K, Hirosawa K, Kannari F. Q-switch mode-locking of Pr3+-doped YLF laser at 639 nm with a Cr4+-doped YAG saturable absorber. In Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest. 2013. 6600155 https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOPR.2013.6600155
Abe, Ryo ; Kojou, Junichiro ; Masuda, Kensuke ; Hirosawa, Kenichi ; Kannari, Fumihiko. / Q-switch mode-locking of Pr3+-doped YLF laser at 639 nm with a Cr4+-doped YAG saturable absorber. Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Technical Digest. 2013.
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