Investigating the temporal dynamics of continuously pumped Nd:YVO 4 self-Raman lasers: Observation of self-mode-locking

Y. C. Lin, C. Y. Lee, W. Z. Zhuang, Kuan-Wei Su, Yung-Fu Chen

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Abstract

We experimentally investigate the temporal dynamics of continuously pumped Nd:YVO4 self-Raman lasers. In the single-transverse-mode operation, it is found that the temporal behavior of the self-Raman laser exhibits a regular pulse train similar to the phenomenon of self-mode-locking. In the multi-transverse-mode operation, the average output power can be scaled up to 1.1 W and the temporal feature displays a complex dynamics that is numerically reconstructed with simultaneous longitudinal and transverse mode-locking.

Original languageEnglish
Article number095804
Number of pages5
JournalLaser Physics
Volume23
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2013

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