Passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4/PPLN green laser with a few-layered MoS2 saturable absorber

Passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4/PPLN green laser with a few-layered MoS2 saturable absorber We experimentally realized and demonstrated a solid-state, passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4/PPLN green laser with a saturable absorber (SA) based on few-layered MoS2. The MoS2 SA was fabricated by transferring MoS2 nanosheets onto a quartz substrate, and the obtained SA exhibited good transparency from the ultraviolet to near-infrared spectral regions. The modulation depth and the damage threshold of the MoS2 SA were measured to be 4.3% and 33.6 J/cm2, respectively. By inserting the MoS2 SA into a V-shaped laser resonant cavity, we achieved a stable Q-switched laser operation at 532.7 nm with a maximum average output power of 323 mW at the maximum absorbed pump power of 6.21 W that corresponded to a pulse duration of 320 ns, a repetition rate of 66.7 kHz, and a pulse energy of approximately 4.84 μJ. The experimental results validated the feasibility of MoS2 as a SA material and its promising applications in ultrafast lasers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Optical Review Springer Journals

Passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4/PPLN green laser with a few-layered MoS2 saturable absorber

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Publisher
Springer Japan
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by The Optical Society of Japan
Subject
Physics; Optics, Lasers, Photonics, Optical Devices; Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics; Quantum Optics; Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering
ISSN
1340-6000
eISSN
1349-9432
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10043-017-0380-5
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Abstract

We experimentally realized and demonstrated a solid-state, passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4/PPLN green laser with a saturable absorber (SA) based on few-layered MoS2. The MoS2 SA was fabricated by transferring MoS2 nanosheets onto a quartz substrate, and the obtained SA exhibited good transparency from the ultraviolet to near-infrared spectral regions. The modulation depth and the damage threshold of the MoS2 SA were measured to be 4.3% and 33.6 J/cm2, respectively. By inserting the MoS2 SA into a V-shaped laser resonant cavity, we achieved a stable Q-switched laser operation at 532.7 nm with a maximum average output power of 323 mW at the maximum absorbed pump power of 6.21 W that corresponded to a pulse duration of 320 ns, a repetition rate of 66.7 kHz, and a pulse energy of approximately 4.84 μJ. The experimental results validated the feasibility of MoS2 as a SA material and its promising applications in ultrafast lasers.

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Optical ReviewSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 7, 2017

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