All-diode-pumped parametric source generating 5ns pulses tunable in 6.27µm-8.12µm with high-spatial-quality beam and the pulse energy of 0.9 mJ is demonstrated. The device exploits large-aperture PPRKTP MOPA for pumping ZGP OPO in a RISTRA cavity.
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(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
G. Stoeppler, N. Thilmann, M. Eichhorn, V. Pasiskevicius, A. Zukauskas, and C. Canalias, "Mid-infrared cascaded parametric source in 6 µm region for medical applications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper CF3B.4.
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