InP/InGaP quantum-dot SESAM mode-locked Alexandrite laser

Rafailov, Edik U., Krysa, Andrey B., Major, Arkady, Ghanbari, Shirin and Fedorova, Ksenia A. (2018). InP/InGaP quantum-dot SESAM mode-locked Alexandrite laser. IN: Solid State Lasers XXVII: Technology and Devices. Clarkson, W. Andrew and Shori, Ramesh K. (eds) SPIE.

Abstract

A semiconductor saturable absorber mirror (SESAM) passively mode-locked Alexandrite laser was demonstrated. Using an InP/InGaP quantum-dot saturable absorber mirror, pulse duration of 420 fs at 774 nm was obtained. The laser was pumped at 532 nm and generated 325 mW of average output power in mode-locked regime with a pump power of 7.12 W. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a passively mode-locked Alexandrite laser using SESAM in general and quantum-dot SESAM in particular.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284480
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Additional Information: Copyright 2018 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. Funding: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and the University of Manitoba
Event Title: Solid State Lasers XXVII: Technology and Devices
Event Type: Other
Event Location: San Francisco, United States
Event Dates: 2018-01-27 - 2018-02-01
Uncontrolled Keywords: Infrared and far-infrared lasers; pulsed lasers; tunable lasers; mode-locked lasers; ultrafast lasers
Full Text Link: https://www.spi ... 12.2284480.full
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Published Date: 2018-02-15
Authors: Rafailov, Edik U. ( 0000-0002-4152-0120)
Krysa, Andrey B.
Major, Arkady
Ghanbari, Shirin
Fedorova, Ksenia A. ( 0000-0002-2765-9951)

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