Subpicosecond pulse generation from a chirped-pulse multipass-cavity Cr4+:forsterite oscillator

Cankaya H., Akturk S., Sennaroglu A.

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Maryland, United States Of America, 1 - 06 May 2011 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Maryland
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


We produced the highest pulse energy directly generated from a room-temperature, mode-locked Cr4+:forsterite oscillator. The chirped-pulse, multipass-cavity, 1261-nm oscillator operated at 4.9 MHz and produced 81-nJ pulses which could be externally compressed to 620 fs.