Graphene mode-locked femtosecond Cr: LiSAF laser

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2015
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Canbaz F.
Kakenov, N.
Kocabas, C.
Demirbas, U.
Sennaroglu, A.
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Advanced Solid State Lasers, ASSL 2015
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Optical Society of America (OSA)
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We report the first demonstration of femtosecond pulse generation from a Cr:LiSAF laser mode-locked with a monolayer graphene saturable absorber. Nearly transform-limited 72-fs pulses were generated at 850 nm with only two 135-mW pump diodes.

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Electromagnetic pulse, Graphene, Locks (fasteners), Optical pumping, Pulse generators, Saturable absorbers, Solid state lasers, Cr:LiSAF laser, Femtosecond pulse generation, Femtoseconds, Graphene saturable absorbers, Mode-locked, Pump diodes, Mode-locked fiber lasers
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