We report a mid-infrared, CW singly resonant OPO with a thermal-induced waveguide in its gain crystal. The waveguide, with a NA of 0.0062, doubles the parametric efficiency and makes the OPO insensitive to alignment.
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S. Lin, Y. Lin, and Y. Huang, "Thermal-waveguide Optical Parametric Oscillator," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper NME29.
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