We demonstrate efficient picosecond UV generation by means of frequency quadrupling of an amplified picosecond fiber laser. The narrowband 390-nm source with 250 mW is suitable for a number of quantum information processing tasks.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation
O. Kuzucu, F. N. Wong, D. E. Zelmon, S. M. Hegde, T. D. Roberts, and P. Battle, " Frequency Quadrupled Picosecond Fiber Laser for UV Generation," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper TuB11.
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