We report the thermal-induced optical guiding and bistability in a mid-infrared continuous-wave, SRO at ~3.2 μm. When the pump power reaches the guiding threshold at 16.5 W, the parametric efficiency shows an increase of 2.5.
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S. Lin, Y. Lin, Y. Huang, and J. Shy, "Observation of Thermal-Induced Optical Guiding and Bistability in Mid-Infrared Continuous-Wave, Singly Resonant Optical Parametric Oscillator," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper TuB23.
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