Abstract

A reflection-type single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber fabricated by a vertical evaporation method was to our knowledge first used in a passively mode-locked Yb3+:Sc2SiO5(Yb:SSO) laser. The laser operated at a repetition frequency of 94 MHz with a central wavelength of 1062.6 nm. A short pulse duration of 1.8 ps was produced with an average power of 349 mW; and the highest pulse energy of 3.7 nJ, corresponding to its maximum peak power, can reach 2.1 kW.

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2011 (6)

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
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[CrossRef]

C. C. Liu, Y. G. Wang, J. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, and J. Xu, “Ultrafast Yb:Y2SiO5 laser investigation based on a carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Opt. 50, 3229–3232 (2011).
[CrossRef]

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G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Liu, and C. Liu, “High power ultrafast Nd:YVO4 laser mode locked by single wall carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Phys. B 104, 835–838 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010 (5)

W. W. Wang, J. Liu, F. Chen, C. C. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, J. Xu, and Y. G. Wang, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb:LSO/SESAM laser,” Laser Phys. 20, 740–744 (2010).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

J. F. Li, X. Y. Liang, J. P. He, L. H. Zheng, Z. W. Zhao, and J. Xu, “Diode pumped passively mode-locked Yb:SSO laser with 2.3 ps duration,” Opt. Express 18, 18354–18359 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009 (5)

A. Schmidt, S. Rivier, W. B. Cho, J. H. Yim, S. Y. Choi, S. Lee, F. Rotermund, D. Rotermund, D. Rytz, G. Steinmeyer, V. Petrov, and U. Griebner, “Sub-100 fs single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber mode-locked Yb-laser operation near 1 µm,” Opt. Express 17, 20109–20116 (2009).
[CrossRef]

F. Hoos, T. P. Meyrath, S. Li, B. Braun, and H. Giessen, “Femtosecond 5 W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source,” Appl. Phys. B 96, 5–10 (2009).
[CrossRef]

W. Li, Q. Hao, Q. Yang, and H. Zeng, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb3+-doped yttrium lanthanum oxide ceramic laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 6, 559–562 (2009).
[CrossRef]

B. Zhou, Z. Wei, Y. Zhang, X. Zhong, H. Teng, L. Zheng, L. Su, and J. Xu, “Generation of 210 fs laser pulses at 1093 nm by a self-starting mode-locked Yb:GYSO laser,” Opt. Lett. 34, 31–33 (2009).
[CrossRef]

P. Wasylczyk and C. Radzewicz, “Design and alignment criteria for a simple, robust, diode-pumped femtosecond Yb:KYW oscillator,” Laser Phys. 19, 129–133 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (6)

Aguiló, M.

Avouris, P.

P. Avouris, M. Freitag, and V. Perebeinos, “Carbon-nanotube photonics and optoelectronics,” Nat. Photon. 2, 341–350 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Braun, B.

F. Hoos, T. P. Meyrath, S. Li, B. Braun, and H. Giessen, “Femtosecond 5 W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source,” Appl. Phys. B 96, 5–10 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Chang, T. Y.

Chen, F.

W. W. Wang, J. Liu, F. Chen, C. C. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, J. Xu, and Y. G. Wang, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb:LSO/SESAM laser,” Laser Phys. 20, 740–744 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Chen, H. R.

Cheng, K.

G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Cho, W. B.

Choi, S. Y.

Coluccelli, N.

Díaz, F.

Digonnet, M. J. F.

M. J. F. Digonnet, Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers, Optical Engineering Series (Marcel Dekker, 2001).

Ding, J. W.

X. F. Wang, S. J. Xiao, X. L. Yang, and J. W. Ding, “Highly efficient cooperative up-conversion of Yb3+ in NaYF4,” J. Mater. Sci. 43, 1354–1356 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Freitag, M.

P. Avouris, M. Freitag, and V. Perebeinos, “Carbon-nanotube photonics and optoelectronics,” Nat. Photon. 2, 341–350 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Galzerano, G.

Giessen, H.

F. Hoos, T. P. Meyrath, S. Li, B. Braun, and H. Giessen, “Femtosecond 5 W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source,” Appl. Phys. B 96, 5–10 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Griebner, U.

Grigoriev, S. V.

Guo, L.

L. Zhang, Y. G. Wang, H. J. Yu, L. Sun, L. Guo, W. Hou, J. Tang, X. C. Lin, and J. M. Li, “880 nm LD pumped passive Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber,” Laser Phys. 21, 454–458 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Han, C.

G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Hao, Q.

W. Li, Q. Hao, Q. Yang, and H. Zeng, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb3+-doped yttrium lanthanum oxide ceramic laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 6, 559–562 (2009).
[CrossRef]

He, J. P.

He, J.-L.

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Hoos, F.

F. Hoos, T. P. Meyrath, S. Li, B. Braun, and H. Giessen, “Femtosecond 5 W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source,” Appl. Phys. B 96, 5–10 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Hou, W.

L. Zhang, Y. G. Wang, H. J. Yu, L. Sun, L. Guo, W. Hou, J. Tang, X. C. Lin, and J. M. Li, “880 nm LD pumped passive Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber,” Laser Phys. 21, 454–458 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Hsieh, W. F.

Huang, H.-T.

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, M. H.

A. Schmidt, U. Griebner, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, M. H. Jiang, J. H. Liu, and V. Petrov, “Passive mode-locking of the Yb:CNGG laser,” Opt. Commun. 283, 567–569 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Keller, U.

U. Keller, “Ultrafast solid-state laser oscillators: a success story for the last 20 years with no end in sight,” Appl. Phys. B 100, 15–28 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Kisel, V. E.

Kuleshov, N. V.

Kurilchik, S. V.

Laporta, P.

Lee, S.

Li, D. C.

G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Li, G. Q.

G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Li, J. F.

Li, J. M.

L. Zhang, Y. G. Wang, H. J. Yu, L. Sun, L. Guo, W. Hou, J. Tang, X. C. Lin, and J. M. Li, “880 nm LD pumped passive Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber,” Laser Phys. 21, 454–458 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Li, S.

F. Hoos, T. P. Meyrath, S. Li, B. Braun, and H. Giessen, “Femtosecond 5 W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source,” Appl. Phys. B 96, 5–10 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Li, W.

W. Li, Q. Hao, Q. Yang, and H. Zeng, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb3+-doped yttrium lanthanum oxide ceramic laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 6, 559–562 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Liang, X.

L. Zheng, J. Xu, G. Zhao, L. Su, F. Wu, and X. Liang, “Bulk crystal growth and efficient diode-pumped laser performance of Yb3+:Sc2SiO5,” Appl. Phys. B 91, 443–445 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Liang, X. Y.

Lin, K. H.

Lin, X. C.

L. Zhang, Y. G. Wang, H. J. Yu, L. Sun, L. Guo, W. Hou, J. Tang, X. C. Lin, and J. M. Li, “880 nm LD pumped passive Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber,” Laser Phys. 21, 454–458 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Liu, C.

Y. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Liu, and C. Liu, “High power ultrafast Nd:YVO4 laser mode locked by single wall carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Phys. B 104, 835–838 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Liu, C. C.

C. C. Liu, Y. G. Wang, J. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, and J. Xu, “Ultrafast Yb:Y2SiO5 laser investigation based on a carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Opt. 50, 3229–3232 (2011).
[CrossRef]

W. W. Wang, J. Liu, F. Chen, C. C. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, J. Xu, and Y. G. Wang, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb:LSO/SESAM laser,” Laser Phys. 20, 740–744 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Liu, F.-Q.

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Liu, J.

C. C. Liu, Y. G. Wang, J. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, and J. Xu, “Ultrafast Yb:Y2SiO5 laser investigation based on a carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Opt. 50, 3229–3232 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Y. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Liu, and C. Liu, “High power ultrafast Nd:YVO4 laser mode locked by single wall carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Phys. B 104, 835–838 (2011).
[CrossRef]

W. W. Wang, J. Liu, F. Chen, C. C. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, J. Xu, and Y. G. Wang, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb:LSO/SESAM laser,” Laser Phys. 20, 740–744 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Liu, J. H.

A. Schmidt, U. Griebner, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, M. H. Jiang, J. H. Liu, and V. Petrov, “Passive mode-locking of the Yb:CNGG laser,” Opt. Commun. 283, 567–569 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Liu, S.-D.

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Liu, Y.

Y. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Liu, and C. Liu, “High power ultrafast Nd:YVO4 laser mode locked by single wall carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Phys. B 104, 835–838 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Mateos, X.

Meyrath, T. P.

F. Hoos, T. P. Meyrath, S. Li, B. Braun, and H. Giessen, “Femtosecond 5 W Yb:KGW slab laser oscillator pumped by a single broad-area diode and its application as supercontinuum source,” Appl. Phys. B 96, 5–10 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Perebeinos, V.

P. Avouris, M. Freitag, and V. Perebeinos, “Carbon-nanotube photonics and optoelectronics,” Nat. Photon. 2, 341–350 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Petrov, V.

Pujol, M. C.

Radzewicz, C.

P. Wasylczyk and C. Radzewicz, “Design and alignment criteria for a simple, robust, diode-pumped femtosecond Yb:KYW oscillator,” Laser Phys. 19, 129–133 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Rivier, S.

Rotermund, D.

Rotermund, F.

Rytz, D.

Schmidt, A.

Smirnova, S. A.

Steinmeyer, G.

Su, L.

B. Zhou, Z. Wei, Y. Zhang, X. Zhong, H. Teng, L. Zheng, L. Su, and J. Xu, “Generation of 210 fs laser pulses at 1093 nm by a self-starting mode-locked Yb:GYSO laser,” Opt. Lett. 34, 31–33 (2009).
[CrossRef]

L. Zheng, J. Xu, G. Zhao, L. Su, F. Wu, and X. Liang, “Bulk crystal growth and efficient diode-pumped laser performance of Yb3+:Sc2SiO5,” Appl. Phys. B 91, 443–445 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Su, L. B.

Sun, L.

L. Zhang, Y. G. Wang, H. J. Yu, L. Sun, L. Guo, W. Hou, J. Tang, X. C. Lin, and J. M. Li, “880 nm LD pumped passive Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber,” Laser Phys. 21, 454–458 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Svelto, O.

Tan, W. D.

Tang, D. Y.

Tang, J.

H. R. Chen, Y. G. Wang, C. Y. Tsai, K. H. Lin, T. Y. Chang, J. Tang, and W. F. Hsieh, “High-power, passively mode-locked Nd:GdVO4 laser using single-walled carbon nanotubes as saturable absorber,” Opt. Lett. 36, 1284–1286 (2011).
[CrossRef]

L. Zhang, Y. G. Wang, H. J. Yu, L. Sun, L. Guo, W. Hou, J. Tang, X. C. Lin, and J. M. Li, “880 nm LD pumped passive Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:YVO4 laser using a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber,” Laser Phys. 21, 454–458 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Teng, H.

Tonelli, M.

Tsai, C. Y.

Tu, C.-Y.

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wang, J. Y.

A. Schmidt, U. Griebner, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Wang, M. H. Jiang, J. H. Liu, and V. Petrov, “Passive mode-locking of the Yb:CNGG laser,” Opt. Commun. 283, 567–569 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Wang, W. W.

W. W. Wang, J. Liu, F. Chen, C. C. Liu, L. H. Zheng, L. B. Su, J. Xu, and Y. G. Wang, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb:LSO/SESAM laser,” Laser Phys. 20, 740–744 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Wang, X. F.

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[CrossRef]

Y. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Liu, and C. Liu, “High power ultrafast Nd:YVO4 laser mode locked by single wall carbon nanotube absorber,” Appl. Phys. B 104, 835–838 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Wang, Y. G.

G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
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X. F. Wang, S. J. Xiao, X. L. Yang, and J. W. Ding, “Highly efficient cooperative up-conversion of Yb3+ in NaYF4,” J. Mater. Sci. 43, 1354–1356 (2008).
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Xu, F.

Xu, J.

Xu, J.-L.

J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Xu, X. D.

Yang, F.-G.

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[CrossRef]

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J.-L. Xu, J.-L. He, H.-T. Huang, S.-D. Liu, F.-Q. Liu, J.-F. Yang, B.-T. Zhang, K.-J. Yang, C.-Y. Tu, Y. Wang, and F.-G. Yang, “Generation of 244 fs pulse at 1044.7 nm by a diode-pumped mode-locked Yb:Y2Ca3(BO3)4 laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 8, 24–27 (2011).
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W. Li, Q. Hao, Q. Yang, and H. Zeng, “Diode-pumped passively mode-locked Yb3+-doped yttrium lanthanum oxide ceramic laser,” Laser Phys. Lett. 6, 559–562 (2009).
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Zhang, Y.

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G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
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G. Zhang, S. Z. Zhao, K. J. Yang, G. Q. Li, D. C. Li, K. Cheng, C. Han, B. Zhao, and Y. G. Wang, “A dual-loss-modulated intra-cavity frequency-doubled Q-switched and mode-locked Nd:Lu0.15Y0.85VO4/KTP green laser with a single-walled carbon nanotube saturable absorber and an acousto-optic modulator,” J. Opt. 13, 095202 (2011).
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Zheng, L.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

RSWCNT-SA.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Schematic configuration of the W-type cavity.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Variation of the output power with the absorbed pump power.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Mode-locked pulse at 10ns/div and 20μs/div.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Autocorrelation trace of Yb:SSO laser. Inset is the corresponding spectrum of the Yb:SSO laser, with FWHM of the mode-locked laser at 1.4 nm.

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