Stable mode-locking operation in a Cr:forsterite laser with a five-mirror cavity

Taisuke Miura, Katsuyuki Kobayashi, Zhigang Zhang, Kenji Torizuka, Fumihiko Kannari

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The beam characteristics of a five-mirror cavity are analyzed using an ABCD matrix, and compared them with those of a typical four-mirror cavity. The calculation results shows higher differential gains and lower sensitivity of stability in mode locking for the five-mirror cavity than for the four-mirror cavity, which explains why the five-mirror cavity is more favorable for KLM with thermal-sensitive lasers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)554-556
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Apr 15


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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