Quantum-dot saturable absorber and Kerr lens mode-locked Yb:KGW laser with >300 kW of peak power

R. Akbari, H. Zhao, A. Major, K.A. Fedorova, E.U. Rafailov

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Abstract

Dual action of quantum-dot saturable absorber and Kerr lens mode locking of a diode-pumped Yb:KGW laser was demonstrated. The laser delivered 105 fs pulses with 2.5 W of average power and >300 kW of peak power.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Photonics North
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-6805-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2015
EventPhotonics North 2015 - Ottawa, Canada
Duration: 9 Jun 201511 Jun 2015

Conference

ConferencePhotonics North 2015
CountryCanada
CityOttawa
Period9/06/1511/06/15

Keywords

  • Kerr lens
  • KGW
  • saturable absorber
  • Yb
  • ytterbium

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