Self-injection-locked, narrow-linewidth, flashlamp-pumped Ti:Al2O3 laser

Hiroyuki Suzuki, Hideki Takeda, Fumihiko Kannari

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    Abstract

    A narrow-linewidth, Q-switched, tunable Ti : Al2O3 laser, which is pumped by short-pulse flashlamps is developed using self-injection locking. By electro-optically switching the light from a second resonator consisting of a grazing incidence grating and a tuning mirror, which generates a narrow-linewidth seed pulse, to a conventional main resonator with a large volume, output energies of up to ∼ 57mJ/pulse were obtained with a linewidth of ∼ 10 pm and a pulsewidth of ∼ 20 ns. The laser was tunable within a range of 760 nm to 830 nm with high spectral purity.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)L1327-L1329
    JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 2: Letters
    Volume35
    Issue number10 SUPPL. B
    Publication statusPublished - 1996 Oct 15

    Keywords

    • Flashlamp pumping
    • Q-switching
    • Self-injection locking
    • Ti : AlO laser

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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