A continuous wave OP-GaAs OPO was demonstrated for the first time. 5.3 W of mid-IR output (3.8 µm signal plus 4.7 µm idler) was generated from 24.7 W of Ho:YAG laser pump.
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L. A. Pomeranz, P. G. Schunemann, S. D. Setzler, C. Jones, and P. A. Budni, "Continuous-wave Optical Parametric Oscillator based on Orientation Patterned Gallium Arsenide (OP-GaAs)," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh1I.4.
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