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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2007
  • pp: 3593–3596

High-efficiency generation of a continuous-wave single-frequency 780 nm laser by external-cavity frequency doubling

Jinxia Feng, Yongmin Li, Qin Liu, Jianli Liu, and Kuanshou Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 17, pp. 3593-3596 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.003593


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Abstract

We demonstrated a 670   mW continuous-wave single-frequency laser source at 780   nm by using external-cavity-enhanced second-harmonic generation of a seeded fiber amplifier in periodically poled lithium niobate. A maximum second-harmonic conversion efficiency of 58% was achieved. The source can work stably over 1 h by locking the frequency-doubling cavity, while the power stability is less than 2%.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3510) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, fiber
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 16, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 9, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 9, 2007
Published: May 18, 2007

Citation
Jinxia Feng, Yongmin Li, Qin Liu, Jianli Liu, and Kuanshou Zhang, "High-efficiency generation of a continuous-wave single-frequency 780 nm laser by external-cavity frequency doubling," Appl. Opt. 46, 3593-3596 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-17-3593


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