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Dependence of CW Mode Locking on Resonator Mode Size in a Yb:YAG Laser Mode-Locked by a Semiconductor Saturable Absorber Mirror
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 Title & Authors
Dependence of CW Mode Locking on Resonator Mode Size in a Yb:YAG Laser Mode-Locked by a Semiconductor Saturable Absorber Mirror
Kim, Hyun Chul; Lim, Han Bum; Chae, Dong Won; Kim, Hyun Su;
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 Abstract
We investigate the effect of laser-resonator mode size on the output of a Yb:YAG laser that is mode-locked by a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror (SESAM). We demonstrate that the smaller the product of the mode sizes at a SESAM and at a Yb:YAG crystal, the more stable the mode-locked output is. Also, we found numerically that there is a resonator length at which the mode-locked output occurs, regardless of the thermal lens effect of a Yb:YAG.
 Keywords
Yb:YAG laser;Diode pumped laser;Mode-locked laser;
 Language
Korean
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