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Recent advances in Cr: Colquiriite laser technology

Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
DOI: 10.1109/LEOS.2009.5343217 Conference: LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings, 2009. LEOS '09. IEEE
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ABSTRACT We summarize recent progress in low-cost and highly-efficient Cr:Colquiriite laser technology. Pumping with inexpensive single-mode diodes, 270-mW of output power and a total tunability from 754 to 1042 nm were demonstrated in continuous-wave operation. In mode-locked operation, 100-fs pulses with 50-nJ pulse energy were demonstrated.

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