We obtained coherent radiation in the spectral region between 223 and 243 nm by frequency mixing the tunable output of a solid-state Ce3+:LiCAF laser with 1.064-μm radiation from a Nd3+:YAG pump laser in a β-barium borate nonlinear crystal.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 17, 1997
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 1997
Published: February 20, 1998
Joseph F. Pinto, Leon Esterowitz, and Timothy J. Carrig, "Extended wavelength coverage of a Ce3+:LiCAF laser between 223 and 243 nm by sum frequency mixing in β-barium borate," Appl. Opt. 37, 1060-1061 (1998)