A theoretical model and a simplified analytic expression are developed to describe the buildup time of pulsed confocal unstable optical parametric oscillator. The effects of various cavity parameters on buildup time are investigated.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3410) Lasers and laser optics : Laser resonators
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
S. Zou and M. Gong, "Buildup Time of Pulsed Confocal Unstable Optical Parametric Oscillator," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MF24.
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