Optical parametric oscillator based on a large aperture periodically poled MgO:LiNbO<sup>3</sup>was used to generate 2 μm laser. Total output of 179 mJ with 53% slope efficiency was achieved at low pump fluence.
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R. Bhushan, H. Yoshida, K. Tsubakimoto, H. Fujita, M. Nakatsuka, N. Miyanaga, Y. Izawa, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira, "Efficient Wavelength Conversion Based on Periodically Poled MgO:LiNbO<sup>3</sup>Optical Parametric Oscillator," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper MC27.
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