Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti:sapphire laser

Peter W. Roth, Alexander James Maclean, David Burns, Alan J. Kemp

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Direct diode-laser pumping of a mode-locked Ti:Al2O3 laser is reported. A single 1W GaN-based diode laser operating at 452nm is used as the pump laser. Pulse durations as short as 114fs and average output powers of up to 13mW are obtained.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)304-306
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2011


  • lasers
  • laser optics
  • diode-pumped lasers

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