A 35 ps, Q-switched, continuous-pumped neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet laser using an electro-optic ring modulator

Marchetti, R.; Penco, E.; Giuliani, G.; Palange, E.
January 1988
Applied Physics Letters;1/4/88, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
An electro-optical ring modulator, used as a cavity output coupler, has permitted simultaneous active mode locking, Q switching, and cavity dumping of a continuous-pumped neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet laser. We have obtained output pulses of 4 MW peak power and 35 ps duration at repetition rates up to 2.5 kHz.


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