Q-switched operation of Yb-fiber laser based on the waveguide YAG:Cr4+ saturable absorber

Andrey Okhrimchuk, Alexander Shestakov, Vladimir Mezentsev, Vladislav V. Dvoyrin, Evgeny Sholokhov, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

The waveguide saturable absorber is inscribed by femtosecond pulses in YAG:Cr4+ crystal. Qswitch operation of an Yb-fiber laser with such saturable absorber is demonstrated for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFemtosecond Laser Microfabrication 2009
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Print)978-1-5575-2878-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009
EventFrontiers in Optics 2009 / Laser Science XXV - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 13 Oct 200913 Oct 2009

Publication series

NameOSA Technical Digest
PublisherOptical Society of America

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2009 / Laser Science XXV
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period13/10/0913/10/09

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