We demonstrate a mid-infrared source tunable from 6.7-12.7 μm via difference frequency generation in orientation-patterned GaAs, with 1.3 mW average output power. The input pulses are generated from a femtosecond Tm-doped-fiber laser system.
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C. R. Phillips, C. Langrock, M. M. Fejer, J. Jiang, I. Hartl, M. E. Fermann, A. Lin, J. Harris, M. Snure, D. Bliss, and M. Zhu, "Tunable Mid-Infrared Source Based on Difference Frequency Generation of a Femtosecond Tm-fiber System in Orientation Patterned GaAs," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CF3B.2.
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