TITLE

Improved mode locking of a femtosecond titanium-doped sapphire laser by intracavity second

AUTHOR(S)
Petrov, V.; Georgiev, D.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/30/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 13, p1550
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the mode locking enhancement of a femtosecond titanium-doped sapphire laser by inclusion of intracavity second harmonic generation (SHG) element. Use of Gsaenger Optoelektronik crystal as SHG element; Synchronization of femtosecond second harmonic pulse trains; Suitability for high repetition frequency femtosecond spectroscopic application.
ACCESSION #
4266329

 

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