TITLE

Optically pumped tunable mode-locked Si-doped GaAs laser

AUTHOR(S)
Valk, B.; Call, T. S.; Salour, M. M.; Kopp, W.; Morkoç, H.
PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/21/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mode-locked operation of Si-doped bulk GaAs in external cavity was achieved by synchronous pumping with a Kr+ laser at 647.1 nm. High beam quality and peak powers of up to 3.3 W are unique features of this laser. The spontaneous spectrum is narrower than those of dyes, allowing a stabilized single-frequency operation with fewer wavelength selective elements, while tunability over a range of 300 Ã… was achieved by varying the temperature.
ACCESSION #
9820332

 

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