A femtosecond OPA system for mid-infrared ultrafast laser is established. Pulse energy of 17-μJ is obtained from SiC crystal at central wavelength of 3.75-μm, which proves SiC an ideal nonlinear crystal for mid-infrared pulse generation.
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(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
H. Fan, C. Xu, Z. Wang, G. Wang, X. Chen, and Z. Wei, "Generation of 17-μJ mid-infrared ultrafast laser pulses by SiC crystal based noncollinear optical parametric amplifier," in CLEO: 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper SM3I.4.
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