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Electronically controlled pulse duration passively mode-locked Cr:forsterite laser

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>15/08/2009
<mark>Journal</mark>IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number16
Volume21
Number of pages3
Pages (from-to)1124-1126
Publication statusPublished
Early online date28/07/09
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

A passive mode-locked Cr:forsterite laser with electronically controlled pulse duration is demonstrated. A DC voltage controlled p-n junction quantum-dot semiconductor saturable absorber mirror is presented. Output pulse durations varying from 17.4 to 6.4 ps were obtained by applying a DC voltage between 0 and -4.5 V. No dispersion compensation was used.