Abstract

We report on a high-power passively mode-locked TEM00 Nd:YVO4 oscillator, 888nm diode-pumped, with pulse durations adjustable between 46ps and 12ps. The duration tunability was obtained by varying the output coupler (OC) transmission while avoiding resorting to spatial hole burning (SHB) for pulse shortening. At a repetition rate of 91MHz and for an output power ranging from 15Wto45W, we produced SHB-free 12-ps-to32-ps-long pulses. Within this range of power, these are the shortest pulse durations obtained directly from Nd:YVO4 oscillators.

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