TITLE

Rate-equation theory and experimental research on dual-wavelength operation of a Ti:sapphire laser

AUTHOR(S)
Song, F.; Yao, J.Q.; Zhou, D.W.; Qiao, J.Y.; Zhang, G.Y.; Tian, J.G.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics;2001, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p605
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract. Rate-equation analysis and experiments on a pulsed dual-wavelength Ti:sapphire laser are reported in the paper. A four-energy-level system with two lower-energy levels is put forward and numerical calculations are given. A simple optical setup with two sub-resonators is constructed, which yields a total energy from dual-wavelength lasers up to 41.8 mJ. The largest tunable range is over 1 10nm. Laser characteristics of dual-wavelength pulses are observed. Experimental results are in accord with rate-equation-theory results.
ACCESSION #
4676503

 

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