FM Laser Operation of a Ti:Sapphire Laser

Akihiro MORIMOTO  Tadao OKIMOTO  Akira SOGA  Tetsuro KOBAYASHI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E78-C   No.1   pp.88-90
Publication Date: 1995/01/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue on Ultrafast Optoelectronics)
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FM laser,  Ti:sapphire laser,  phase modulation,  THz,  ultrashort pulses,  

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Summary: 
FM laser operation of a Ti:sapphire laser is studied experimentally for the first time with an internal phase modulator. We obtained extremely wide FM sidebands of 8 THz width whose phase modulation index was 25,000 rad at a modulation frequency of 160 MHz.