Passive mode-locking of a Tm:YLF laser


Stable and self-starting mode-locking of a Tm:LiYF4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotubes based saturable absorber is demonstrated. Pulses as short as 19 ps are generated at a wavelength of ~1888 nm. 


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@article{Schmidt2011PassiveMO, title={Passive mode-locking of a Tm:YLF laser}, author={Andreas Schmidt and Daniela Parisi and Stefano Veronesi and Mauro Tonelli and Won Bae Cho and Sun Young Choi and Jong Hyuk Yim and Soonil Lee and Fabian Rotermund and Uwe Griebner and Valentin Petrov}, journal={CLEO: 2011 - Laser Science to Photonic Applications}, year={2011}, pages={1-2} }