2 μm solid-state laser mode-locked by single-layer graphene
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We report a 2 μm ultrafast solid-state Tm : Lu2O3 laser, mode-locked by single-layer graphene, generating transform-limited similar to 410 fs pulses, with a spectral width similar to 11.1 nm at 2067 nm. The maximum average output power is 270 mW, at a pulse repetition frequency of 110 MHz. This is a convenient high-power transform-limited ultrafast laser at 2 μm for various applications, such as laser surgery and material processing.
Lagatsky , A A , Sun , Z , Kulmala , T S , Sundaram , R S , Milana , S , Torrisi , F , Antipov , O L , Lee , Y , Ahn , J H , Brown , C T A , Sibbett , W & Ferrari , A C 2013 , ' 2 μm solid-state laser mode-locked by single-layer graphene ' Applied Physics Letters , vol. 102 , no. 1 , 013113 . DOI: 10.1063/1.4773990
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