Abstract

Pulses having durations as short as 60 fsec have been directly generated by a self-mode-locked, dispersion-compensated Ti:sapphire laser. By using an extracavity fiber–prism pulse compressor, pulse durations as short as 45 fsec have been obtained.

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P. A. Schulz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

1987

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

R. Roy, P. A. Schulz, A. Walter, Opt. Lett. 12, 672 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1985

1984

Al’tshuler, G. B.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Alfrey, A. J.

J. D. Kafka, A. J. Alfrey, T. Baer, in Ultrafast Phenomena VI, T. Yajima, K. Yoshihara, C. B. Harris, S. Shionoya, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1988), p. 64.
[CrossRef]

Baer, T.

J. D. Kafka, A. J. Alfrey, T. Baer, in Ultrafast Phenomena VI, T. Yajima, K. Yoshihara, C. B. Harris, S. Shionoya, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1988), p. 64.
[CrossRef]

Darrow, J. T.

J. T. Darrow, R. K. Jain, in Digest of Meeting on Tunable Solid State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1989), paper FQ5.

Diels, J.-C.

Fontaine, J. J.

Fork, R. L.

French, P. M. W.

Fujimoto, J. G.

J. Goodberlet, J. Wang, J. G. Fujimoto, P. A. Schulz, Opt. Lett. 14, 1125 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. A. Schulz, M. J. LaGasse, R. W. Schoenlein, J. G. Fujimoto, in Digest of Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1988), paper MEE2.

Goodberlet, J.

Gordon, J. P.

Ishida, Y.

N. Sarukura, Y. Ishida, H. Nakano, Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 56, 814 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Jain, R. K.

J. T. Darrow, R. K. Jain, in Digest of Meeting on Tunable Solid State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1989), paper FQ5.

Kafka, J. D.

J. D. Kafka, A. J. Alfrey, T. Baer, in Ultrafast Phenomena VI, T. Yajima, K. Yoshihara, C. B. Harris, S. Shionoya, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1988), p. 64.
[CrossRef]

Karasev, V. B.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Kondratyuk, N. V.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Kruglik, G. S.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

LaGasse, M. J.

P. A. Schulz, M. J. LaGasse, R. W. Schoenlein, J. G. Fujimoto, in Digest of Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1988), paper MEE2.

Martinez, O. E.

McMichael, I. C.

Nakano, H.

N. Sarukura, Y. Ishida, H. Nakano, Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 56, 814 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Okishev, A. V.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Roy, R.

Sarukura, N.

N. Sarukura, Y. Ishida, H. Nakano, Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 56, 814 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Schoenlein, R. W.

P. A. Schulz, M. J. LaGasse, R. W. Schoenlein, J. G. Fujimoto, in Digest of Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1988), paper MEE2.

Schulz, P. A.

J. Goodberlet, J. Wang, J. G. Fujimoto, P. A. Schulz, Opt. Lett. 14, 1125 (1989).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. A. Schulz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

R. Roy, P. A. Schulz, A. Walter, Opt. Lett. 12, 672 (1987).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. A. Schulz, M. J. LaGasse, R. W. Schoenlein, J. G. Fujimoto, in Digest of Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1988), paper MEE2.

Shirpko, G. A.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Shkadarevich, A. P.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Sibbett, W.

W. Sibbett, in Ultrafast Phenomena VII, C. B. Harris, E. P. Ippen, G. A. Mourou, A. H. Zewail, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1990), pp. 2–7.
[CrossRef]

Simoni, F.

Taylor, R.

Urbanovich, V. S.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Walter, A.

Wang, J.

Williams, J. A. R.

Yamamoto, Y.

N. Sarukura, Y. Ishida, H. Nakano, Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 56, 814 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phys. Lett.

N. Sarukura, Y. Ishida, H. Nakano, Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 56, 814 (1989).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

P. A. Schulz, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 24, 1039 (1988).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett.

Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett.

G. B. Al’tshuler, V. B. Karasev, N. V. Kondratyuk, G. S. Kruglik, A. V. Okishev, G. A. Shirpko, V. S. Urbanovich, A. P. Shkadarevich, Sov. Tech. Phys. Lett. 13, 324 (1987).

Other

W. Sibbett, in Ultrafast Phenomena VII, C. B. Harris, E. P. Ippen, G. A. Mourou, A. H. Zewail, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1990), pp. 2–7.
[CrossRef]

J. D. Kafka, A. J. Alfrey, T. Baer, in Ultrafast Phenomena VI, T. Yajima, K. Yoshihara, C. B. Harris, S. Shionoya, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1988), p. 64.
[CrossRef]

P. A. Schulz, M. J. LaGasse, R. W. Schoenlein, J. G. Fujimoto, in Digest of Annual Meeting of the Optical Society of America (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1988), paper MEE2.

J. T. Darrow, R. K. Jain, in Digest of Meeting on Tunable Solid State Lasers (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1989), paper FQ5.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the cavity configuration for self-mode-locked Ti:Al2O3 laser. The inset shows the intracavity prism sequence for dispersion compensation.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Intensity and (b) interferometric autocorrelation traces and (c) the associated spectrum for the mode-locked Ti:Al2O3 laser.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

(a) Intensity and (b) interferometric autocorrelation traces and (c) the associated spectrum for the mode-locked Ti:Al2O3 laser.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

(a) Intensity and (b) interferometric autocorrelation traces for the mode-locked Ti:Al2O3 laser pulses after extracavity pulse compression.

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